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Old 09-16-2018, 02:42 PM
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Radiator drain plug help

hello all have a question hope someone can help me out ..
so i had to change the drain plug for the rad but now its still dripping i dont know if i have to take out that metal "washer" or is it suppose to be on there
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Old 09-16-2018, 02:45 PM
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Looks like supposed to be there but it's backwards. It would make sense for the plastic plug to be backed up with metal washer before the rubber seal. There is no seal with the metal being the last interface.


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Old 09-16-2018, 02:53 PM
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that is the thing i dont think it has a rubber seal
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Old 09-16-2018, 02:54 PM
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Radiator drain plug help



Picture from Amazon shows an o-ring seal and a metal washer.

I thought I saw a black washer on your photo it's just shadow.

If no o-ring on your plug add one. If can't find / buy one use Teflon tape on the threads just the last few mm with enough wraps it will seal.
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Old 09-16-2018, 03:06 PM
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haha boy do i fell embarrassed the drain plug was not tight i just tighten it now i dont see any drips anymore atleast lol
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Old 09-16-2018, 03:13 PM
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As an electrician I was trained the first question to ask: "is it plugged in" in this case is the plug all the way in.


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Old 09-16-2018, 07:26 PM
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As an electrician I was trained the first question to ask: "is it plugged in" in this case is the plug all the way in.


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lol well now it is.. but thank you for your help
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