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Leaking Coolant Had a freeze plug blow out on the freeway. Car didn't overheat at that time though. Since then I have to put coolant in about once a week but dont see any signs of a leak. What could be causing my coolant to evaporate? Also, anyone know where all freeze plugs are at on a 1998 Mustang V-6?? Replaced one on back side of motor

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I believe the other one is underneath the motor mount, which means you will have to remove the mount of you need access to it..

Suggest you check your engine oil, it should be either light brown if just replaced, and black if you have over 30K miles on it.

If the oil is brown like in color, maybe you have an intake manifold leak and anti freeze is getting into the motor oil (Bad Bad) Check for leaks in the heater core inside the car and see if the rugs are wet.

Check radiator for discoloration in the fin areas and tank areas. Finally check your radiator cap, maybe its defective and you loose antifreeze through the overflow.

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