to remove the spring clamp on the lower radiator hose so i can drain it is going to be hard. When i do get it loose enough to remove can i replace it with a screw clamp? 1999 Ford Expidition.
Use a pair of pliers to open the spring clamp and slide it down the hose. Then remove. If it is stuck on, you might have to snip it and destroy it. So Yes, I would use a new screw clamp when installing the new hose.
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