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Massive external coolant leak

Leak is not from rad,hoses,intake and heater core was just replaced .coolant runs down from above starter could this be the block plug?

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  • lorddmike Feb 17, 2009

    Stream is running down the driver side of engine, and off rear. Engine doesnt have to be warm just running. It almost seems like the leak is under the AC pump. Would this be intake leak, and what could I expect to pay for the repair?

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Check your freeze plugs if one goes its smart to get them all replaced

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Had a similiar problem look good at the water pump there is alittle hole on it called a weep hole when the pump goes bad the cooland leaks out of it if thats where it is coming from you'll need a new water pump. you can see this hole from underneath slide under and look up whi8le its running with a flashlight. happens all the time. bet thats what it is goodluck

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Sounds to be it may be the block plug or a cracked block. how old is the engine itself?

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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