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Freeze plug right side of engine leaking but it has what looks like a wire going into it and there is a hole just above the wire and it looks like it is supposed to be there but like something is missing and the water just pours out it is a 1999 xlt ranger 4x4 3.0 v-6 automatic

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  • halfpint11 Aug 04, 2008

    i just want to know if you have to pull the engine ;to get to the freeze plug i have a 2000 ford ranger supercab

  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    i need to no where the freeze out plug is on a 1994 honda accord because water is leaking out of it on the back of the engine but i really cannot see it

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There is no wires that go in to freeze plugs you have to move wire and change freeze plug

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