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How do you replace freeze plug on a 88 Chevy Caprice?

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2015-07-15 19:03:16
2015-07-15 19:03:16

the first thing you do is pull the engine out and then replace them Actually you don't need to pull the motor.

Jack up the car and put it on stands and NOT cinder blocks. Locate the leaking freeze plug. Remove whatever is in the way of it such as the starter or engine mount. Remove the old plug and it will require a special tool to install the new one.

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