You got it! Just remove the 4 bolts that hold the black plastic shroud in
>> Stay informed about: 98 Explorer radiator drain plug location
place and pull straight down. There are 2 push clips, one on each side that
keep the shroud in place after you remove the bolts. I recommend flushing
the heater core while your at it.
"Kenneth J. Harris" wrote in message
> Hi! I don't see the radiator drain plug on my 98 V6 SOHC. Do I need to
> remove the black plastic shroud that covers the bottom of the radiator to
> get to it? The lower radiator hose looks accessible--can I use that to
> drain the radiator instead. Appreciate any advice.