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99 volkswagon leaking antifreeze at housing site

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If by housing you mean water pump, that is an indication the water pump is worn and needs replacement. Water pumps are built in such a way that when the bearings become worn, coolant will leak from a weep hole built into the pump as a indicator that the water pump is failing, but gives you a chance to drive it to a repair shop before complete failure. Keep an eye on the coolant level until water pump is replaced. Do not delay this repair... Best of luck resolving this problem.

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near? Or is it sending unit? because you can unscrew unit wrap with teflon tape and screw back in

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SOURCE: antifreeze leak at lower raditor housing.

you may have a water pump that is starting to fail. Look for the water pump that's driven by the fan belt. look at the housing of the water pump there is a relief hole that they drill in the casting and when the pump begins to fail it will drip out this hole. If that's where your leak is, it's time to change the pump.
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SOURCE: three cars in my house leak antifreeze.

SOUND LIKE RADIATOR HOSES AND RADIATOR.ONLY WAY TO CHECK IS FILL UP RADIATOR WITH COOLANT.CRANK UP CAR UNTIL WARMS UP.LET RADIATOR PRESSURE BUILD UP.THEN TURN OFF CAR.LOOK FOR WATER LEAKS AT RADIATOR HOSES AND AROUND THE RADIATOR.

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