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Old 04-19-2010, 02:28 PM
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Where's my petcock?

...on the WK. Is it in the opposite corner of the radiator cap - black thumb knob that turns 90 total degrees? If so, what if nothing comes out? Tank cap and radiator cap are both off, so it can breathe.

Blockage?
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Old 04-19-2010, 02:32 PM
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Re: Where's my petcock?

Alright, well per the service manual, the radiator cap will be replaced until fluid has drained. I can't tell what the draincock looks like in the picture though... any ideas?
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Old 04-19-2010, 02:48 PM
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Re: Where's my petcock?

Nevermind fellas, I was too scarred to keep turning the knob, but I got it to budge. (lol)
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Re: Where's my petcock?

huh?
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Old 04-19-2010, 03:00 PM
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Re: Where's my petcock?

Doing a coolant flush as we speak... this stuff takes forever to drain, lol.
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Re: Where's my petcock?

oh ok, you check out http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_cooling.htm ???
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Re: Where's my petcock?

Yeah, it's on opposite side of cap, or on the driver's side bottom of radiator...You unscrew it ~90 degree ccw, then pull it out (I believe it's captive in there, so it shouldn't come out all the way; just pop it out a bit so to speak); although it sort of comes out by itself. I added a piece of tubing to the end so I could direct the flow better, or else it splashes all over that wiring loom (or maybe it was a hose). When you tighten it, just do the opposite (push it in, then tighten)...I used a pair of pliers to get at it.
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Old 04-19-2010, 04:07 PM
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Yeah, it's on opposite side of cap, or on the driver's side bottom of radiator...You unscrew it ~90 degree ccw, then pull it out (I believe it's captive in there, so it shouldn't come out all the way; just pop it out a bit so to speak); although it sort of comes out by itself. I added a piece of tubing to the end so I could direct the flow better, or else it splashes all over that wiring loom (or maybe it was a hose). When you tighten it, just do the opposite (push it in, then tighten)...I used a pair of pliers to get at it.
Yup!

Thanks John I just finished up! This was my first time flushing - Pretty easy/straight forward.
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oh ok, you check out http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_cooling.htm ???
Yeah, but there's no pics... no biggie now, I'm done, but I checked that then the service manual... and the pic in the service manual was um, not right, I don't think.
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Re: Where's my petcock?

you take pics for the rest of us?
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you take pics for the rest of us?
lol, no, but I can. It's literally the only valve looking thing on the the bottom of the radiator (on the driver side).
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Re: Where's my petcock?

lolol it would be nice to have a reference pic since there are none
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