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Nti-freeze is leaking

Anti-freeze is leaking only when my Trailblazer is turned off. What causes this problem. I initially thought it was my thermostat but my heat and air work just fine. I need help.

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  • terrance_mar Feb 19, 2009

    No...not pressure checks. Do I need to replace pump or seals???

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    this problem is most likely the water pump leaking. Have u had the system pressure tested?

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A cold water leak is usually a hose that as the sealing surface it is attacked to shrinks will leak..check all the hose connections for leaks, try tightening a bit, if it still leaks, remove and clean sealing surface, retry. good Luck

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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They don't sell parts for any water pump to the little guy, so u must replace the entire pump, but have a shop run a pressure test 1st to confirm the source of the leak, you can also feel the bottom of the pump and see if it is wet with coolant, there is what is a weep hole.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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