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Got a 93 f150 with a 302 5.0 I’m replacing the freeze plug it’s on the back of block on the passenger side I’m using flathead an hammer but it won’t budge it’s in a tight spot is there anything else I can do to make it pop out enter image description here

  • Welcome to Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair! It appears you've been trying this method and it hasn't been working for you. While your question is "technically" a duplicate of it, I believe it still valid considering the original answer isn't working for you. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Jun 18 at 10:45
  • Use a large screwdriver, put it on the edge of the cup and hit with hammer until it starts to twist out of the hole then use pliers to pull it out. – Moab Jun 18 at 17:32
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I would use a pry-bar to get that out, sometimes using a spacer can help change the working angle fortuitously.

I have used a small puller to get them out - a block with a bolt and a "hook" into the plug can also work.

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  • Okay thanks I’ll try it – user58082 Jun 18 at 5:22
  • Couldn’t get it with pry bar – user58082 Jun 18 at 6:22
  • @user58082 had one once where we had to take the engine out... – Solar Mike Jun 18 at 6:23
  • Buddy just told me to put socket on it an hit it but it might fall in block – user58082 Jun 18 at 6:29
  • @user58082 that's another way, usually the space behind is not sufficient for the plug to go far as the cylinder wall is there and the water jacket is kept to a minimum. If you get it to move like that then it can come out easier... – Solar Mike Jun 18 at 6:35

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