How to Get a Freeze Plug Out?

Answer Freeze plugs serve two purposes. Back in the days before everybody used antifreeze in their cooling system, the freeze plug was supposed to prevent the engine block from getting cracked if the wate... Read More »

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How to Make a Freeze Plug Hole?

Freeze plug holes are formed when an engine block is cast. A die of the engine is pressed into sand. In order to leave space for the cylinders, the sand in the engine's cavity must be held in place... Read More »

How to Take Out a Stuck Freeze Plug?

Freeze plugs are metal --- either brass or steel --- and rust in the block, especially if the vehicle owner uses straight water in the radiator, instead of antifreeze. Removing a freeze plug is dif... Read More »

How to Install a Rubber Freeze Plug?

Replacing a freeze plug is not an easy task if it is hidden behind an exhaust manifold. Gaining access to the plug, also called an expansion or core plug, often requires removing exhaust pipes, mot... Read More »

How to Replace a Ford Freeze Plug?

The freeze plugs in your Ford engine model are a life saver, especially in geographic areas suffering from very low temperatures. The freeze plug can actually expand and pop out of the engine if th... Read More »