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Old 10-18-2005, 03:47 PM
mechanix_62454 mechanix_62454 is offline
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Question freeze plugs

ok I have an 89 F-150 witha 4.9L inline six, I was just wondering if it would be ok if I tapped the freeze plug back into the block or if i have to change i..I mean it never actually came out, just drains my radiator in a couple of seconds

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Old 10-18-2005, 09:35 PM
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I would definately change the freeze plug,clean the freeze plug bore also.
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Old 10-30-2005, 06:36 PM
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Definitely change the freeze plug! They dont seat in very well after they've been tapped out. It just takes a little pressure from the cooling system to pop them out if you happen to reuse one.
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