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Old 04-08-2009, 06:49 PM
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5.4 freeze plugs

My 2001 5.4 Triton 1/2 ton 4X4 froze.
I replaced the two outside freeze plugs. When I add water, the water goes straight to the oil Pan. Am I missing some plugs somewhere?
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Old 04-08-2009, 08:01 PM
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Your block and/or heads are cracked.

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There are 4 freeze plugs behind the timing cover.the bottom 2 usually rote out from debrise that dosnt get circulated .
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freeze plugs

Thanks so much!
I removed the timing cover to find 2 freeze plugs popped out. I have replaced them and all is well.
I had two mechanic shops tell me the motor was shot after they replaced the freeze plugs behind the motor mounts.
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Old 04-16-2009, 09:54 AM
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Damn! I forgot about those!
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Thanks so much!
I removed the timing cover to find 2 freeze plugs popped out. I have replaced them and all is well.
I had two mechanic shops tell me the motor was shot after they replaced the freeze plugs behind the motor mounts.
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