Asked in Chevy Blazer S-10
What happens when a freeze plug goes bad?
Freeze plugs are designed to try to save the engine block if your anti freeze isn't strong enough. When you put straight water in your radiator, and the temp gets below freezing, the water freezes, and the freeze plug is supposed to pop out. If your freeze plug popped out, but had adequate antifreeze, it wasn't installed properly--There are usually 6 to 8 plugs on the block/heads ...
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 install a engine block heater in to the radiator on a 87 s10 blazer?
It's a BLOCK heater, not a radiator heater. It goes in the engine block, most of the time it goes where a freeze out plug is. You have to remove freeze plug to install it. ...
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...
How do you replace a freeze plug in a 1995 Ford Aerostar?
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!!!! ...
Asked in Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer
How do i change the freeze plug on driver's side on a 2.8 v6 engine on a 1988 ford bronco 2 xlt?
Locate the bad freeze plug and remove parts that impede the facilitation of reaching the plug. Take a screwdriver and hammer out the old plug. Replace the plug with either a regular plug (a socket that fits the inside of the freeze plug helps) or a rubber expanding freeze plug. ...
Where is the freeze plug at on a 1977 ford pickup?
do I have to drain the water and oil first before I remove the freeze plug ...
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. ...