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2004 Kia Sedona coolant leak front engine on driver side, leaking from under the radiator cap a tube that looks like a lil fan, what is this?

Leaking from under the radiator cap a tube that looks like a lil fan, what is this?

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Its the hot water return pipe..but "lil fan"??
Try a new radiator cap..cheaper than a new radiator! Get one from the scrap yard guy first

Posted on Mar 18, 2014

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SOURCE: 1996 Jeep cherokee, leaking coolant when cold/ hot ok.

waterpump houseing/shaft seal is on the way out hence the water/coolant, running along the block. when hot the seal does so, when cold and depressurising seal doesnt.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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Highly unlikely that is the case more likely it is the radiator leaking onto the fan. Also check the upper hose to make sure that it doesnt have a pin hole in it. Good luck and dont forget to rate.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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That sounds like the heater bypass tube. On the end of the tube going into the water pump is an o-ring. Pull out the tube, clean it real good, put a new o-ring on it. Clean the hole well that it goes in. Then I will put a slight amount of silicone around the o-ring. That helps it go back together and fills any imperfections.
Hope this helps you.

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Water Pump leakes from steel tube.

when installing new o-ring on tube, lubricate o-ring and stick it in water pump. Then pull pressure back on tube and then tighten hold down clamp. problem solved

Posted on Oct 25, 2009

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SOURCE: My 04 grand prix is leaking coolant. It was first

I had the same problem.The leak was from the block heater.I did not notice any leaks on the ground,but was always low on anti freeze.The block heater came apart on the highway and blew all the fluid out of the car,luckly i shut the car off and had it towed to the shop.They replaced the block heater with a rubber frost plug to get me back on the road.Have your block heater checked,they maybe your problem has well.

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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Remove radiator cap only for testing or when refilling system after service. Removing cap unnecessarily can cause loss of coolant and allow air to enter system, which produces corrosion.

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