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Freeze Plug

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by daleearnhardt01, Mar 10, 2004.

  1. daleearnhardt01

    daleearnhardt01 1/2 ton status

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    I think Ive found the root of my slow water leak....freeze plug on the front of the motor on the right side. Is this a bad job to do? Whats required to get to it? Should I be worried that its leaking..ie signs of something bad about to happen? /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif

    Opps its a 90 with the A/C and AIR bracket on the side of the plug...
     
  2. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    you will need to pull the alternator. just take a big punch and hit one side to get one side inside the block and onside out and pull it out with some pliers. then the new one, put some locktite on the outside of it, and take a big socket and knock it back in.
     
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    Just pop it out and replace, put a little gasket maker around the edge. Looks like you got to take off the alternator/power steering bracket. Its just 10 bolts or so /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif

    Drain the coolant also
     
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