How to Change the Freeze Plug on a Buick 3.8 Engine?

Answer The Buick 3.8-liter engine is commonly found in GM mid-size and full-size sedans, including Pontiac and Oldsmobile models. The engine contains two freeze plugs, one one either side. They are locate... Read More »

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How to Change the Freeze Plug on a 4.3 L Vortec Engine?

Freeze plugs are created when the 4.3-liter Vortec engine is cast. There has to be a way of letting the molten metal flow through the mold. The freeze plug, or freeze plug hole, is a remnant of the... Read More »

How to Change Spark Plug Wires on a 1999 Buick Regal 3.8L Engine?

The 1999 Buick Regal was built on the General Motors W-body platform and shares many parts with the Chevrolet Lumina, Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme and Pontiac Grand Prix. The 3.8-liter V-6 engine doe... Read More »

How to Install a Freeze Plug in a Chevrolet 283 CID Engine?

The 283 CID engine, an old V-8 engine, has two freeze plugs on each side of the engine, and two in the back, between the transmission and the engine. Should the water or coolant in the engine freez... Read More »

How to Change a Freeze Plug by the Motor Mount?

Freeze plugs exist because of the manufacturer's casting holes left over from engine blocks and cylinder heads. They appear as circular holes in the outside of the head or block, and have metal pre... Read More »