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I can not see behind the motor to see what hose is busted i think it is a heater hose but not sure

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What is the question tho. to answer two possible questions ... it could very well be a frost plug leaking. and to see better you will need to jack the vehicle up (SAFELY) and look from under the vehicle.

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