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92 Chevy Astro-leaking freeze plug behind motor mount

The freeze plug behind the motor mount on driver side is leaking steadily. Need to know best way to fix it. Have limited funds so will attempt to do it myself. (Have replaced the alternator, starter and water pump so far) This has been a very good vehicle with few problems to be so old. Any advice will be greatly appreciated. If all else fails, is there a temporary fix? Until I can save enough for a mechanic? Need the vehicle to get to work. Thank you for your time.

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  • warf33 Mar 08, 2009

    Thank you!! It took two bottles of the stop leak as it was leaking pretty badly but, success!! Will keep a sharp eye on water levels from now on and prepare for a permanent fix when necessary.

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There are a couple of ways to fix the problem. first you can use pepper to plug the hole if it is a small leak. If it isn't, then use radiator stop leak. You can find this at a parts store

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  • Jesse Collmorgen Mar 03, 2009

    there are a couple of ways to fix the problem. first you can use pepper to plug the hole if it is a small leak. If it isn't, then use radiator stop leak. You can find this at a parts store

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