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Antifreeze leaking but not out of the radiator. Seems to be coming from somewhere on the passenger side. when looking from underneath I cant spot ?

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  • flavette_66 Mar 28, 2009

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  • troyhandyman Mar 31, 2009

    same proplem and place, but , I tracked mine to a gasket leak,I think, I'm not sure exactly what this gasket is for or how to fix it. I'm pretty sure it's the one at the bottom of where you put your oil in at, sorry not real knowledgable about front wheel drives!!!!! give me my old ford trucks!!!

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Same thing happened to mine.. i have a 97 skylark.. its coming from the heater core compartment under the dash.. most cars leak on the inside when the heater core blows.. but this car has a drain that leaks it outside under the passenger side... hope this helps.. G-LaL

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Leaks of any fluids can be tough to locate. When u are cruising on the highway at 65mph, that leak is being blown back and all over the place, not to mention when the cooling fan goes on, and can spread it around some more. I have seen thermostat gaskets leak at the front of engine, near the top, and the drips show up back at the trans. low. Hard to trace, but a small mirror purchased at a parts store will help u track down the leak. Passenger side leak could be a heater hose above. Start your detective work where the leak is visible, and track it w/ the mirror. Make sure u support the car w/ safety stands if u are going under it. Good luck, let me know if u need any further help.

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This is the overflow tube for when the heater core blows the antifreeze does not flood the car. Replace the heater core and problem is solved.

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Sounds like it is coming from the overflow tube.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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