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Concrete repair for small cracks

Have several cracks & holes in various place on block wall. also need to replace under wrought iron porch supports

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SOURCE: crack on engine block around freeze plug.

try to get something call barsleak and add it to it, just follow directions on the pakage, but after that always keep an eye on colant level and temperature gage

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just spray it a little if needed with WD-40 to help loosen then I pry it forward from behind with a good size screwdriver or similar, and it just kind of rolls out.

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SOURCE: leaking coolant from a small hole located in the

water pump failure, water pump on these run off the timing chain and the timing chain runs in oil, so they could not just put a weep hole on the pump because it would go strait to the oil pan, instead they redirected the coolant from the leaking pump to just below the thermostat housing. And good luck, it's at least a 6 hour job on these. Brandon-MO

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you talking about the water pump?? if so replace it

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SOURCE: 2000 chrysler concorde leaking coolant from a small hole located in the block right under the thermostat

IS THAT UR WATER PUMP ? If not maybe freeze plug.

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