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I leaked all my coolant out when i looked under hood i had a hoke under the lower radiator hose. it looks like its threaded. think maybe the plug broke off the radiator

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The drain is there for the condensation from the air conditioner evarorator. And, yes, it probably is the heater core. It is Very difficult to remove. You have to remove the Whole dash - and more.... The dealer sells the whole heater assembly for $525. Good Luck.

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SOURCE: 1995 ford ranger coolant leak

frost plugs on the side of the block or something that you installed may have not sealed. can happen know the drill.

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the coolant should be right at the top of the radiator if you can see the bottom of the radiator that you have a stuck thermostat

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when you say left side are we talking passanger side or drivers side if drivers side which is my guess most likely your waterpump seal is leaking

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those are 2 hoses an inlet and outlet for your heater.take a look inside the car at the carpet and see if there is anti freeze.the heater core can leak,and then run down the hose,but you may be lucky and just the hose is no good.they are quite stiff to take off,you have to twist them as well as pull.go slowly,damage to the heater core can result otherwise.the heater core is mounted on the firewall and the entire dash must be removed to replace it.if you do cahnge it,make sure there is a ground strap added from the heater pipes to ground.it prevents electrolysis from the dissimilar metals.

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Possibly a hose or a freeze plug. Yes, the coolant will go into the engine when it is off and the thermostat closed. As you fill the radiator, coolant will go into the engine through the bottom radiator hose. Keep looking-save your coolant and use water till you find where it is leaking. Stick a garden hose into the radiator, turn it on low, then you can see or feel where the leak is.

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Usually this is a simple fix like the upper or lower radiator hose leaking or just a loose clamp at one of these hoses. Get a bright flashlight, upon the hood and check the hoses at both ends. Make sure the engine is off. You might have to lay under the front of the car to look at the bottom hose. These hoses are the usual suspects start here. If these look ok and are not leaking look at the front of the engine where the belt is for any coolant dripping. If so this could be the waterpump leaking. If u plan on doing this job yourself I think u should watch a video on utube on how to do it. Good luck

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I have 2001 alero. Yesterday the coolant light came on and the engine just died. Any ideas maybe fuel pump or timing belt or could it be the water pump


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