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Have 2001 grown victoria police interceptor, just started running hot today. i had to push the gas to make a lane change on the highway by the time i got to work i smelt antifreeze and then there was smoke coming from the engine. when i got off i saw leakage from the underside of the car and spray under the hood. what could be the cause? cant see where this is coming from......help

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  • Thomas Hornes Feb 10, 2012

    made a typo, should be Crown Victoria

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Y to yourou should check your radiator, bottom rad. hose and water pump. Be carefull because you may need to pressurise the system to check some of these components. Ps also check hoses to ypur heater core.

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Testimonial: "Thanks for the help, never thought about pressurizing the system, guess i now have starting point for tomorrow. I will let you know how it turns out, once again thank you"

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I would change the thermostat in the vehicle first and go from there. Hope this helps......Dan

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first cylinder 4 is the last on the passenger side . first pull the coil out and check if there is water where the plug is. if there is take the water out and dry up the coil. if you find water you got a crack manifold or a bad intake manifold gasket. if there is no water replace the coil. good luck

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Sounds like a bad lighting control module. They were very problematic for '03.

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