Having problems with your 1999 Dodge Durango ?

We need to replace a freeze plug on the passanger side behind the motor mount and haveing trouble getting it to go in

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-10-2018

Answers :

The difficulty arises when you don't have enough room to swing a hammer to tap it in squarely. You need to make up a little slide hammer which uses a rod and sliding weight to tap it in. Once the weight is guided it is much more effective. Depending on what you have in your workshop, try getting a socket that just fits inside the plug and fit it with a small extension. Next find a weight that just slides over the extension and strikes the socket evenly. Some mechanics apply a little grease to the plug on these hard to get ones to get them started a bit easier. Make sure the plug has not been distorted or the lip damaged in the previous attempts or it may not seal.
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