The steel freeze plug is better than a brass freeze plug. This is because the steel freeze plug can withstand high temperature from the engine block. Moreover, the steel freeze plugs usually fit very well.
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. ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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. ...
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...
What is the size of 351 windsor block freeze plug above starter. I know that is a its a npt pipethread?
If it is a freeze plug it would not have threads. Freeze Plugs are designed to pop out of the block should the water in the block freeze. This could not happen if the plug was threaded. Hope This Helped. ...