How to Install a Rubber Freeze Plug?

Answer 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 »

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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 Install a Freeze Plug on an Aluminum Block?

Freeze plugs are expansion discs that are installed into an engine block to prevent catastrophic engine damage in the event of coolant freeze. While easy to actually replace, access is the difficul... Read More »

How to Install a Freeze Plug on a 1994 Toyota Corolla?

A freeze plug is originally made to drain sand after the engine block is sculpted at the factory. When the coolant freezes inside the engine block, the freeze plug will also pop out. However, repla... Read More »

How to Get a Freeze Plug Out?

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 »