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I have a 1996 chevrolet tahoe. It is leaking raidiator fluid bad but only when running,i tried stopleak and only worked for 2 days.How do i find the leak and how do i fix it?

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To find the leak, fill the rad and start the engine. Start by looking for at your rad hoses and radiator for leaks or spray. Don,t forget the heater hoses. Look at the front of the engine behind the fan and see if there is warer running down the front of your engine. That is where the water pump leaks. I suspect that is the source of your leaking problem. The only way to fix your leaks is to replace the leaking part.
If you can,t see any leaks, put a clean dry piece of cardboard under the engine while it is running and use the wet spots to source out the origin of your problem. Hope this helps.

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