How do you drain the radiator in a 98 Contour?
Looking up from under the car, the drain is located on the bottom right and corner of the radiator. A large flat blade screwdriver will be needed to turn the drain cap and allow fluid to be released. The drain cap can't be fully removed from the radiator so there is no worry that the cap will get lost.
by Tigercadd: The drain plug is at the bottom of the radiator, passenger side facing the engine compartment. Im not a Big mechanic or anything but i know a few basics, not every car has a drain plug for the radiator, if it does, it will be on the bottom of the rad. if it doesnt a simple way to drain the coolant would be to disconect the bottom rad hose and let the coolant…
Plug either at bottom or rear of radiator The radiator drain plug is white and located at the bottom, passenger's side of the radiator. You can reach it from above or below, but on the 98 the splash panel has a slot too small to fit your hand through. Mine was so tight that it required pliers to twist it.
The best way to drain any radiator is to remove the lower radiator hose from the block and/or radiator. Compress the spring clamp located on either end of the lower hose and pull back about three inches. After doing so you will be able to remove the hose from its inlet. Im not sure that there is even a drain cock for the 98 - 03 Chrysler Concorde.