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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Replace the freeze plugs.... All of them. Chances are if one has rotted through, the others aren't far behind.
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take a large screw driver and a hammer tap the old freeze plug in the block,replace it with a rubber freeze plug.tighten the rubber freeze plug with a wrench..the metal freeze plug that you pushed inside the block will not hurt anything..hope this helps!!!!
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there is not just 1 freeze or (soft) plug, there is about 8 give or take a few
well one way i have done it was to drill a small hole in the center of the freeze plug ,then use a threaded auto sheet metal dent puller .screw it into the drilled hole and use the slide hammer to pop it out.clean the opening real good on the block and replace the freeze plug by finding a impact socket that fits snugly in the plug.use the socket to hammer in the new plug into the block ,just do it slowly and straight and also dont knock it in to far because it want seal right .heck it worked for me doing it this on a 72 chevy caprice with a 350 engine.hope this helps you
Place something beneath the radiator to catch the anti-freeze. Remove the radiator drain plug. Allow the anti-freeze to drain completely out. Replace the drain plug to its original position. Fill the system with new anti-freeze.
It would depend on which freeze plug. Some are easy and some are not.
You will either have to remove the transmission are pull the engine out. It is what ever you think will be the easest for you. Then just knock the plug out, clean the hole with sand paper and drive the new one back in with a hammer and a socket that will fit in the freeze plug. Then put it all back together. There are 2 plugs in the back of the engine, replace both of them. You will see 1 plug in the center of the back of the block that is not a freeze plug, it is a cam plug do not bother that unless it is leaking engine OIL. Leave it alone.
Punch it in then pull it out with whatever means.
There isn't just ONE freeze plug; there are many, and they're all in the "water jacket" surrounding the cylinders.
There is a freeze out plug behind it that seals the water jacket up. REPLACE freeze plug.
i have a 1994 Chevy beretta and they are under the engine
take a punch or chisel and pop the old one out the take a socket the size of the freeze plug and hammer it in
The 2006 Chevy Trailblazer passenger side rear freeze plug is located near the back of the engine block. The freeze plug will be near the bottom of the engine block.
The hardest part of the job is GETTING TO the freeze plug. Depending on which one is leaking, sometimes you need to pull quite a bit of stuff just to get to the freeze plug. You need to be able to examine it and have clear access to the freeze plug and if it's one of the rear plugs (under the flywheel), you're only option is to pull the engine and/or transmission. Once you can get to it, just drive a screwdriver or other sharp object through the freeze plug and pry it out. Clean the block around the freeze plug then install one of the aftermarket types, preferably one that allows you to tighten a bolt to install it. You'll have trouble getting an original type freeze plug to seal if you don't have the engine block sitting on a workbench. Any time you have an engine machined, always replace the freeze plugs.