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Coolant Leak On Firewall Side of Engine - 2000 Chevrolet Malibu

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looks like a hose poking out bottom of bellhousing? this is more like a plug not sure why they are in there. you have a v6? think you will find your intake is leaking coolant feel around at back of intake and head see if it is wet

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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SOURCE: 2000 chevy cavalier having coolant leak. Found a

That hose is the drain hose for the air conditioner evaporator. If it is leaking coolant, there's a good chance that your heater core is leaking, as it is in the same 'box' that the air conditioner evaporator is in. You'll need to replace the heater core.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: I am having trouble finding a coolant leak, on the

the heater hoses pass through the firewall into the heater core, which resides inside the dashboard. either one of the hoses themselves is leaking, or the heater core.

Posted on Feb 21, 2010

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SOURCE: i have a coolant leak on the passenger side by the

It's either the heater hose or the heater core that is leaking...

Posted on May 09, 2010

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SOURCE: i have a coolant leak on passenger side of

Hello recco.
When coolant appears inside the car you have a leaking heater core.
Unless you are a really handy guy it is best left for an experienced mechanic.
If you feel you have enough tools and know how leave me a message here and I will get you the instructions.
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Posted on Dec 17, 2010

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