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Major Coolant Leak

I have a 95 Eclipse that overheated the other day. Prior to this overheating, there was an unusual smell in the car. After the overheating, when I put in antifreeze, it comes right out under the car, between the engine and rear drive train (I can't tell exactly where it's coming from). This is nowhere near the water pump or radiator and the hoses are dry.

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  • ideaearth Mar 02, 2009

    It doesn't take any pressure for the leak. It's not allowing any water to be held.

  • ideaearth Mar 02, 2009

    Thank you. Do you know how tough it is to replace? Is it engine pulling time or can the be accessed without taking engine out?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    have the system pressure tested and that will show the source of the leak.



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U have a core clean out plug that is rusted out at the back of the engine, some people call them freeze plugs.

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