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Asked in Chevy Malibu, Chevy Blazer S-10
What will happen if a freeze plug blows out?
The engine will leak out coolant/antifreeze from the freeze plug area. Freeze plugs can be replaced, it may take a lot of work to replace one but they are made to be replaceable. It is not advisable to drive any vehicle with a blown freeze plug. ...
Asked in Thermostats, Oldsmobile Ciera
Is there a freeze plug right by where the top hose goes to engine from radiator on 1992 olds ciera 6 cyc.?
I asked the question myself with no feedback. So I'm fixin to find out. By looking at it...it appears to be that of a freeze plug, I have just not seen one there in that paticular spot before, but then I've never owned that yr. olds before. So taking an educated guess in lack of any knowledgeable answers i'd say yes ...
Asked in Chevy 350, Chevy Trucks and SUVs
How do you replace a freeze plug in your 1992 Chevy?
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...
How do you install a block heater?
Normally you remove one core plug(freeze plug) and the block heater goes in there. To get a freeze plug out you some times have to tap it in, turn it sideways, and grab it with a pliers. ...
How do you change freeze plug on 1994 Chevrolet Silverado?
It depends on the freeze plug. Generally though, pull everything out of the way so that you can get to it. There may be one or more in the BACK of the engine, so to get to those you will need to separate the engine and transmission. If it's a side freeze plug, for example behind the starter, you would need to pull the starter and anything else that might hinder access to the freeze plug. Then, pull the freeze plug...
How do you install an engine block heater 2004 Chevy trail blazer V6-4.2L?
First check and see if there is a pouch located directly beside your battery. If there is a pouch it will contain a plug that is for the factory engine block heater. If there is no plug then you can pursue an aftermarket type. There are several types. If you want to use a freeze plug block heater, you'll need to have someone help you remove a freeze plug. That usually requires that you remove a lot of the peripheral equipment...
Where is the freeze plug located on a 1995 Ford Thunderbird?
There is not one freeze plug. There many freeze plugs, ususally there are three on each side of the engine block, one in the rear inside the bellhousing, and there is usually one at each end of both cylinder heads. There may be more depending on the engine. ...
Asked in Isuzu Trucks
Where do you find the freeze plug on an 1989 Isuzu pickup truck?
there is more than one freeze plug. there is about six in the block and a couple in the cylinder head(s) depending on if it is a 4 or 6 cylinder. ...
Where is the freeze plug on your 1989 ford bronco 351 w?
There are multiple freeze plugs but mostly down both sides of the block. If you have a leaky freeze plug, you need to find out which one. Some are easy to get to and some are impossible without removing the engine. ...
How do you replace a freeze plug in a 1991 Mazda Protege?
I have never replaced one this model but in order to change a freeze plug you really need to pull the entire engine out and usually many of the accessories on the engine in order to pull it out with a channel lock or similar tool. than simply tap a new freeze plug in. ...
Asked in Mercury Grand Marquis, DIY Projects
How do you replace the freeze plug on a 1994 Grand Marquis?
It depends on where the freeze plug is. Some Are on the back of the motor requiring the transmission to be removed. Once you can see it you can take it out with a screwdriver and it is easier to replace with a rubber one rather than a metal one. ...
Can you replace freeze plugs without removing the engine block?
Depends on the location, but usually. Expect the task to be very difficult. Some freeze plugs are behind motor mounts or in front of engine cradles. Some freeze plugs are behind the flywheel, which requires removing the transmission for access. Removing the freeze plug is only one part of the task - installation is as difficult as removal, if not more so. The freeze plug must be installed properly aligned or it will leak. Freeze plugs are interference fit, so some means...
Asked in Pontiac Grand Prix
What is the approximate cost for a freeze out plug on a 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix?
The freeze out plug itself would be inexpensive. Depending on which one needs to be replaced the labor could be very expensive, it may require engine removal. ...
Asked in Fuel and Engines, Ford Escort LX, Mummies
What is a core plug used for?
plug never heard of one maybe you mean freeze plug it pops out when it freezes so the block don't crack. A core plug (freeze plug) is used to seal the holes around the block that were required to remove the casting sand when the block was made. The idea that the plugs will prevent a cracked block if the coolant freezes does not work. ...
What has happened with the coolant system to cause the head gasket to leak coolant out of the side of the engine block when the car has not overheated and is it worth repairing myself?
If it's out of a freeze plug you might want to take care of it yourself. Sometimes if you don't keep good antifreeze in an engine the freeze plug will rust through and start leaking. Sometimes they just start leaking anyway. If you can get the old freeze plug out and get the surfaces clean you might be able to put in one of the replacment type freeze plugs. That part isn't too hard, it just depends on where the freeze...