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Water leaking from engine, coming from around water pump seal looks like
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The rear window seal may be leaking into the trunk.The window may need to removed to fix it correctly then you can see if there is rust holes in that area.
Posted on Aug 12, 2008
SOURCE: Freeze Plugs
Freeze plugs are generally pried out and pounded in, although some are available that seal by squeezing a rubber piece between washers. Use 2 wrenches to tighten these. All generally available at auto parts stores.
The real problem is often getting to the leaking freeze plug. Some are on the lower sides of the block with plumbing and accessories blocking access. There are also some on the rear surface of the block, which usually require separating the transmission from the engine to replace.
Posted on Aug 30, 2008
It depends on where the leak is coming from. If the water pump is leaking, it has a hole on the bottom of it. You will see a trail of dried anti freeze coming from the bottom of it, indicating a bad water pump. It's best to dry everything off, crank it up and let it come to operating temp and check for where the leak is coming from. It may just be an old hose or loose clamp.
Posted on Nov 20, 2008
What's probably happening is the weep hole on the water pump is leaking water. The weep hole is a warning sign that the water pump needs replaced. You don't have any heat because the impeller in the water pump is no longer circulating water.
Posted on Apr 23, 2010
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