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Forgot to put anti-freeze in my 2001 Ranger 3.0 after replacing the heads and when I went to get into my truck one morning after a hard freeze I see water coming down the driveway from my truck. It looks like around the water is coming from the flywheel and starter.

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  • steve_carson Apr 05, 2011

    I read many different forums last night and many say that there are six freeze plugs and some in the flywheel area. If you could just tell me how many and their exact locations that would clear this up for me.




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There is no water ports around there, I would say take and have pressure tested and see if block does not have a crack. Best of luck.

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    Steve Christmas Apr 06, 2011

    Three on each side , To my knowlage i don't recall any in or around the flywheel. Besides if it is a freze plug you have to remove engine. Did you take to have presure tested? Let me know if i can help further, good luck.

  • Steve Christmas
    Steve Christmas Apr 06, 2011

    Freze plugs are pressed in



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