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Antifreeze leak near front right wheel. Hoses ok. Ford Contour 1

1998 with 105000 miles.

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I had this same problem recently. There is a metal tube that connects to some hoses and carries coolant past the V-belt and around the engine to the heater core. Mine was rubbing against an adjacent metal tube, and it started to corrode. I couldn't find the leak from above. I had to remove the wheel and the panels behind it to find the leak, and then I had to order the part from a dealer for about $40.

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You might want to look for a leaking head gasket

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