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Overheating Problem Hello Everyone: I have a difficult overheating problem that I am trying to solve for my 88 ford thunderbird. I had the hoses, water pump and radiator replaced but I am still losing coolant in the radiator. I lose about 1/4 a gallon every 100 miles. It seems like a slow leak. My question is: Where else could it be leaking? Jon

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There are a lot of places it could be leaking from,it could be a head gasget, freeze plug, intake gasget, ect. best thing to do is pressureise the cooling system and look for a leak, and watch the pressure guage on tester. Do you have the right radiator cap? or at least the right # cap. That is something thats over looked a lot, and they go bad too.

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