Mechanics

FREEZE PLUG REPLACEMENT

2000 Volkswagen Jetta

Engine Cooling problem
2000 Volkswagen Jetta 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 140000 miles

How do you remove and replace a freeze plug from a 2000 VW Jetta (VR6)? Also, anti-freeze is leaking from the engine between the engine and the firewall, any ideas where it is coming from? I replaced the overflow tank (where you put anti-freeze into the engine) and all the hoses and and connectors on the right front side of the motor (looking and standing in front of the car)
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Rickblas
March 25, 2009.




Freezeplugs. Hard to replace with engine in vehicle.

You have to hit them on one side with ahammer and punch and pull them out. Or use a slide hammer and self tapping screws to pound them out.

You should use a socket slightly smaller then freeze plug to put it in or the proper tool to use.

Blackop555
Mar 25, 2009.


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