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1998 Jeep Sport, freeze plug leaking and needs replacing. how to?

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Hopefully it's one that you can get to. Just take a screwdriver and put it on one side of the plug and give it a hit with a hammer. It will turn to one side and you can grab it with pliers and pull it out. There are replacement metal plugs and if you have good access just put a large socket inside the new one and drive it in. If you can't get in there they also make an expandable rubber plug that you put in and tighten with a wrench. In either case, make sure you clean the block opening so it does not leak.

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