1999 Ford Escort



December, 5, 2009 AT 8:50 AM

Engine Cooling problem
1999 Ford Escort 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual

As I was driving to work my car starting making the noise such as water boiling or such. My gauge said not running hot, I pulled over and no smoke so I took it 1/4 mile to my mother house. Some one said it is the freeze plug. What causes freeze plug to break down?
I thought the freeze plug was for too hot or frozen.
If it is freeze plug, then did I mess up my heads or rocker arms or what ever it is that mess up?

1 Answer



December, 5, 2009 AT 12:35 PM

Hi dalespets and TY for the donation

If the freeze plug goes you will lose all your coolant and its gonna be very obvious leaking.

Get the cooling system checked out-the way you describe the problem sounds like you're overheating if so get it block and pressure tested

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