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I noticed a hissing sound coming from the passenger side of the car. I looked under the hood and could still hear the hissing sound but louder. as i looked underneath the car I saw liquid dripping down onto the ground. waited until the car cooled down and added coolant b/c the reserve tank was empty. shortly after that it began dripping again.

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Sounds like a head or intake gasket

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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I had this same problem and after replacing head gasket, still had it so i took off the resevoir and there was a small crack on the back side of it found one at the salvage yard for $12 replace and and that fixed the problem

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