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The freeze plug came out and water drained.Now when I fill truck back up with water .It runs out of spark plugs holes.

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    Jeff Turcotte Sep 13, 2010

    Did the truck overheat when the freeze plug came out? Your head gasket may have blown.

  • Matt Sep 13, 2010

    Where exactly are you putting the water in at?

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What exactly caused the freeze plug to come out if it froze hard enough to push out freeze plug then it most likely has caused other damage the only way water is coming out of plug holes is the water is entering the cylinders i suspect you either have a cracked cylinder head or a cracked cylinder wall i have seen this on one other engine were it froze and bursted the cylinder wall i reccomend removing cylinder head for further inspection

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