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How to change freeze plugs on 2001 mercury mountnier with a 302 engine

Have a freeze plug on far back drivers side leaking and need to know how to change it

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This is a tuff freeze plug to get to. If the plug is fully exposed you can punch a hole it and pry it out with a screw driver. Once out you can replace it with an expandable rubber freeze plug to get the job done in the car. If not this may require pulling the drive train down to get at it or pull the engine to make the repair. Feel the freeze plug with your fingers to determine the best route.

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SOURCE: I have a 2001 Mercury Sable 24 VOHC. Got P0303

It is likely one of you coils. You can buy one and keep moving across all the cylinders until you find the bad one or wait for it to set a code to tell you which one.

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SOURCE: Need spark plug gap for 94 Mercury Sable 3.0L

Listed in the owner's manual and under the hood on a placard. Also the parts store where you buy the plugs can supply this info.

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Next change swap the injector with another and see of the problem moves.  If it does it's a bad injector.  

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SOURCE: 2000 Mercury Sable 24V 3.o engine. Need to know

yes about the upper intake and the only way i know how to check the coils is with a engine anilyser or if the check engine light comes on then you can have the codes pulled and that will tell you which cylender is missfiring this engine has a indevidual coil for each spark plug so thares 6 of them and thay slide right down over the sparkplugs

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SOURCE: 2001 mercury sable lopes at idle, misses on

CHECK THE COILPACKS. YOU MAY HAVE A COIL THAT IS NOT PRODUCING A HOT ENOUGH SPARK ON TWO CYLINDERS. I HOPE THIS HELPS. THANKS FOR USING FIX-YA.

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