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 Post subject: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:47 pm 
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Does the Ford Falcon Forte AU 1999 have a radiator drain plug?

I want to flush my radiator and I can't find it

 

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 Post subject: Re: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:04 am 
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i recently did this to my falcon, not fun either trying to get all the coolant out seeing as some still hides in the engine and heater box, but the drain plug more like a screw is on the passenger side of the radiator on the back wall not bottom little plastic looking thing, worst spot s**t leaked out everywehre into my eyes and mouth lol

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 Post subject: Re: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:22 am 
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xh ute fan wrote:
i recently did this to my falcon, not fun either trying to get all the coolant out seeing as some still hides in the engine and heater box, but the drain plug more like a screw is on the passenger side of the radiator on the back wall not bottom little plastic looking thing, worst spot s**t leaked out everywehre into my eyes and mouth lol

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lol, sounds like something I'd do. You should see how much oil missed the pan when i first had a shot at changing the oil..

 

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 Post subject: Re: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:27 am 
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AUII.Denim wrote:
xh ute fan wrote:
i recently did this to my falcon, not fun either trying to get all the coolant out seeing as some still hides in the engine and heater box, but the drain plug more like a screw is on the passenger side of the radiator on the back wall not bottom little plastic looking thing, worst spot s**t leaked out everywehre into my eyes and mouth lol

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lol, sounds like something I'd do. You should see how much oil missed the pan when i first had a shot at changing the oil..


:lol:

you shouldve seen the oil pissin out the oil filter on my old EA when i didnt notice the rubber O ring came off the old filter and stayed on the engine, then i screwed the new one on and started it :lol:

 

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 Post subject: Re: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:10 am 
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Is there anyway you could send a photograph of the drain plug?

When you said it's on the passenger side wall (not bottom) - do you mean the front or back wall of the radiator?

 

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 Post subject: Re: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 5:40 pm 
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Just did it to myne. It's at the back
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 Post subject: Re: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 8:35 pm 
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i still can't find it

when you say back, do you mean the non-fan side?

 

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 Post subject: Re: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 9:42 pm 
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like the side that is towards the back of the car (with the thermo's)
probly easyer to see from the bottem if u stick ur head under and look at the bottom passenger side of the rad, then u should see it,..... its hex, plastic with a grooves for a phillips screw'y
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 Post subject: Re: FORD FALCON FORTE AU
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:46 pm 
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if u can't find it, or if its in a s**t spot, just pull out the bottom radiator hose..
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