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My 1991 ranger 4.0 loses about 1/4 gal of water each week but no visable leaks

Never runs hot but just wondering where the coolant goes

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The head gasket or small crack is leaking the water into the combustion chamber and the steam is going out the tail pipe.

With the engine warmed up, you'll be able to smell burnt antifreeze.

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    Advanced or Autozone have tool loan programs. Attach a radiator pressure tester onto the pressure filler cap and inflate to 12-15 PSI. You will soon see whether the system has leaks.

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