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2004yukon leaking antifreeze and I can't tell where it's coming from and it's gradually leaking more and on the ground it looks like it comes from all over there little puddles in different spots

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What I always did to find those is to pressurize the system, and use plenty of light to see where it's coming out. From the age, you may find that the hoses are simply getting old, and need to be replaced.

Posted on Dec 02, 2016

  • Shanna Dec 02, 2016

    I hope it's just a hose. I found out the vortec motor has a plastic gasket that is famous for going cracking causing more issues. It's got 300,000 miles or better my instrument cluster is out and missed the recall on it but from what I can guess is that the radiator doesn't bubble, the heater works fine it is starting to smell like antifreeze though from the outside high!! Does that possibly mean more than a hose?

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check the temp. coolant senser sometimes they will leak mine did and drove me nuts.If not there could be a main gasket leak.

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how often does the warning comes on doing the week or in two weeks? if it was a one time thing or this takes place every 3-5 months i wouldn't worry about it. i will make sure that the radiator cap is on tight. you said that all hose seem to be in good condition i would check the radiator where the cooling fan covers the fins and the water pump because it has a warn hole at the base that will seep out antifreeze when the inside seals are going bad these will cause the smell also.

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Do this test, bypass your heater core by removing both hoses and connect them together with a small threaded pipe coupling and then worm gear clamp them on to the coupling. Be sure to mark one of then with a tye wrap so you will know if its top/bottom/left or right. Then run it a few days and routinely check for leaks if there are'nt any more leaks then you either had a small hair line tear or crevice corrosion at one of the hoses at the fire wall or there is a small leak just inside the fire wall on the heater core. When reinstalling the hoses cut a 1/4 of a inch off of them and then reinstall and recheck for the leak. If you still see it then its internal then there is the real pain of changing the heater core. Good Luck :?) DRRXR

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I have a 2000 town/country van it leaks antifreeze.the waterpump has been replaced.after a good ride when i park i here a hissing noise from passg side.the car does not run hot what could it be?

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SOURCE: I have a 1994 Honda accord ex. It is leaking antifreeze

If your antifreeze is leaking into your engine oil, it will destroy the engine quickly. Check the level of both. But...you need to get a pressure gauge on it to apply pressure to the cooling system to see where the coolant is going first. White smoke is a sign of coolant in the engine oil.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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