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Will the freezeplug make the car run real funny if it pops out

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Only if it over heats which will damage or ruin the motor if it gets to hot.

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Most freeze plugs are designed to be a safety in case the coolant freezes to save the block from cracking. Have you experienced any fluid leaks? If so, yes, it could be very detrimental for your engine.

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If your Freeze plug pops out the coolant will leak out. The car will overheat and eventually (with in minites) run bad and then it will not run at all. The question is what caused the freeze plug to pop. If the coolant froze inside the engine you may have bigger issues than the freeze plug, There is a strong possibility that you have a crack in the block or heads or in the head gasket. This would affect the engine performance.

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