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LEAKING RADIATOR FUID FROM BACK OF MOTOR?? CAN'T TELL WHERE IT IS COMING FROM??

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  • bilalinmd
    bilalinmd May 11, 2010

    4 cylinder or V6?



    Bilal Hassan

    Clarksville, MD

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"Back of motor" is ambiguous. If it is from the engine block or from the head or gaskets you should be albe to see it. If you mean from the back of the engine compartment, it is probably a leaking heater core (or leaky hose mounts or valves) in that region around the blower fan. In most cars they are not very accessible components but it is feasible for a DIY with a good instruction. I've done it several times on Saabs and Volvos, it is getting easier once you get a hang of how much you can bend AC hoses and stuff without causing damage... :) Google "heater core instruction" for your car model and I'm sure you will find useful instructions. Good luck!

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

  • Håkan Sterner Jun 05, 2009

    OP, please post more information. Try to explain more exactly where you find evidence of a leakage. "Back of motor" is too unspecific, evidently.

    Otherwise I'm afraid it is impossible for anyone to guess what could be the problem.

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