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Leaking Coolant, but not from radiator???

Help...I just purchased a 2002 Tauras, very low miles and it's pouring coolant from underneath the reseivor box. The gauges haven't changed and the check engine light isn't on. Id it just a hose and how expensive is it to fix?

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  • gailallison2 Dec 27, 2008

    Thank you...there were a few bubbles in the tank I guess, until all the coolant leaked out of the reservior..:) Female for ya!! Anyway, as I said, no lights, or gauge changes. Would something have not been different if it were more than just a hose?

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Is it possible it is your overflow bottle leaking or too full? If not These cars are bad about headgaskets. Start your car remove radiator cap and let it idle till it is up to temp and top radiator. If you have a leaking gasket or cracked head you would most probably see bubles and the water will try and come out of the radiator fill. What hapens on many is while your driving, combustion gases force the antifreez out into the overflow and it fills up and spills over.

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    David Johnson Dec 27, 2008

    I still am not sure I completely understand your problem but if you will give more info, I would do my best to clarify.

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I don't know much but my van is doing the same thing and my brother in law told me it is leaking from the heater core

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