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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee leaking antifreeze

Some days it will not leak at all and then one day it will. Looked under and and see fluid by the drain plug. I run it to get it hat and can't see anything. I changed the cap for giggles but still leaking sometimes. Any ideas?

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  • clintonpatri Jan 18, 2009

    Sorry. I put it in the subject line but not in the maessage. Anti-freeze



    Thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    I have noticed that the plastic container is sometimes low after I recently fill it, so I know that there is a leak somewhere, however I can not pin point the problem. The Antifreeze has to be leaking from somewhere.

  • Ron szarafinski May 11, 2010

    leaking what

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I know it's pretty tight in there but youre going to have to get under it and use a light to track the leak down. Anything that leaks runs downward (gravity) so all you need to do is follow the wet spot up to where the wet stops. Likely you will find the leak either at a hose connection or the seam between the plastic tank and metal part of the radiator. (tip: take the cap off while looking with vehicle "off"...This relieves the vacuum that develops which may inhibit the leak from showing up. Conversely, pressure in the system can act the same way, causing the leak to stop)

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