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2000 ford taurus leaking anifreeze

I have a 2000 ford taurus,and its leaking anifreeze i notice that the water pump wasnt cutting on so i replaced it and my car is still leaking anifreeze. and of course its running hot. and also when i press on the gas when the car is running it a none stop leak, but when its ideing its a slow dripping leak. what could this be? maybe the freeze plug? i hope not !! please someone help me

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  • MelTex21 Jan 08, 2009

    If the car is turned off and its sitting it would prob. run out in a full 3 or 4 days. When i got underneath the car the leak looks like its coming from the back of the engine, or behind the water pump.im not real sure where the leak is coming from, its behind something because you cant see a hole or anything you just can see a dripping leak and there a million thing on this car.

  • MelTex21 Jan 08, 2009

    ok thank you

  • dan_cook_618 Mar 29, 2009

    I have the same problem with antifreeze leaking on my 2000 Ford Tourus. Its a real slow drip comming off the bottom of the timing chain cover. Can't see where its comming from to reach that point.

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You should try checking all of the hoses, also how long does it take for it to run out?

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    Anthony Michaels Jan 08, 2009

    Hmmm i had the same problem but I just had a hole in one of the hoses that connected to the water pump, I will research more and get back to you..

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