Question by  audiocupcakes (346)

How to fix a frozen engine?


Answer by  jeffro6770 (70)

Put engine into warm area like a heated garage. Let thaw. Once thawed. Apply small amount of pressure using a coolant pressure tester and check engine over very carefully for leaks. If needed use a dye to help locate any leaks. Repair any leaks if possible. If not repairable then engine block will need to be replaced.


Answer by  Amber40 (24961)

Well if you didn't have antifreeze in it then it has probably cracked the block. If not just simply install new freeze plugs and fill it with more coolant.


Answer by  superman (35)

Unfreeze it without exposing it to an open flame as open flames may cause oil and accelerants in your engine to ignite. Try a block heater for added security.


Answer by  rody169 (9)

Try to keep the car parked in a warm place and keep only anit - freeze items in it then it shouldn't freeze keep it warm in short terms. Then it will not freeze


Answer by  Atil (130)

A frozen internal combustion engine needs to thaw in order to start again. We can only accelerate this thawing process by warming up the engine as much as we can. For example, we can blow hot air on the engine by using a hair dryer. We can direct sunlight on the engine to warm it up.

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