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Water leak behind timing cover

Water leaking off of timing cover gasket

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SOURCE: water/coolent leaking from behind the timing cover

Water pump is on the left side of the timing belt in the cover and spins on an O-ring to adjust the belt. Their is a coolant pipe to the the thermostat housing behind the timing covers backing plate also. Be sure to replace the timing belt with the tensioner/ oil seals along with the water pump. Remove the timing covers back plate and you will find two bolt to the pipe as mentioned. It has a large o-ring behind it. Have fun with this one. From: Ronnie Wrench

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Have a 1999 pontiac sunfire that leaks oil on the

main seal behind the timing belt id guess

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Leaking anti freeze. Replaced the intake gasket.

It could be the water pump. They will leak and sling the coolant so it doesn't get to the ground. You can't see the leak because it's hidden under the pulley. It's called the weap hole in the pump.

Posted on Jan 23, 2011

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SOURCE: i have a serious oil leak! the mechanic says it's

No unless the the belt is worn. They have two sperate jobs

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SOURCE: My 04 grand prix is leaking coolant heavily from

If you have the 3.8. it is the elbows. the 3.4 is the intake manifold gasket. Let me know Randy

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