Installation Instructions for a Kat's Freeze Plug Heater?

Answer Liquid-cooled engines that are operated in extremely cold climates may need a block heater to aid in starting the engine on cold mornings. A block heater warms the engine coolant, which in turn war... Read More »

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Can you plug a 240v heater into a 220v dryer plug?

You might have a problem as the dryer plug also carries a neutral with it. What type of plug is on the heater right now?

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 »

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 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 »