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My Windstar has a pipe that comes out of the water pump and wraps around behind the intake. It has a hole and is leaking. Can this be soldered? What pipe is this?

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Heater bypass. cannot be soldered/welded as it is aluminimum and under high heat and constant pressure when vehicle is running.

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