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Old 01-03-2007, 12:22 PM
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Can I get a quick run down of installing freeze plugs on a 4.6L?
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Installing is easy- just find an old socket close to that large and tap them into place. Removing them can be another story.
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where are they located, and do I have to take a bunch of stuff off to get to them?
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They are set into the engine block....but you may want to seek assistance cause IMO they're not exactly a beginners job.
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It's either the freeze plugs or the intake's cracked. There's water in the valley, and when I fill it up it drops the water pretty quick. Ends up dripping down from behind the block the best I can tell. I'm really hoping it's not the intake.
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well generally the freeze plugs are on the side of block and generally you won't see leakage on the intake or that area if it's a freeze plug
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Check the tube from the intake to the heater core on the rh rear of the intake. I've had a few corrode and leak.
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