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Just had my water pump, radiator and timing belt replaced 5 months ago and now my coolant is leaking again from the front passenger side of the car need the front of the hood. What could this be?

The coolant only seems to leak after I have driven it. When I pulled up in my driveway it was leaking the bright green fluid and making a hissing noise. It leaked for several minutes until the car cooled down.I tried turning the car on again this morning and monitored the temperature gauge. It never even got close to overheating and I could not get the coolant to start leaking again to locate where the leak was coming from.

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Take it back to whomever repaired the last time and make them fix it right for free, most places are a 6 month warranty...

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Did they replace the thermostat also? When I do radiators or water pumps, the T stat is automatic.

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You are going to have to pressurize system to find leak rec shop takes special tool to pressurize and test system sorry

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