Q: The easiest way to empty the radiator

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I have an old car with vertical plastic radiator tanks. The hose is connected to the right side and it has a radiator cap on the left. Can I siphon the old coolant through the radiator cap? Also, I am about to clean the car and replace the air and gas filter.

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