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1996 Beretta Z26 Antifreeze Leak

Hi, I own a '96 Chevy Beretta Z26, and I just recently noticed that it's leaking antifreeze somewhere. When I pop open the hood, theres a line of antifreeze on the underneath side of the hood, down near the fan on the passenger's side, and there appears to be a small pool of coolant near the engine (drivers side). Does anyone have a clue as to what this is? I've been told it can be a bad water pump or bad intake gaskets. I'm 18 years old and know nothing about cars... Any advice would help! Thanks :]

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You should run the engine and watch it to see if you can see where the leak is coming from, it is most likely coming from a hose or the water pump.

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  • johnpixler Feb 01, 2011

    water pump sits to low for it to be leaking to the drivers side your most likely gonna be dealing with a leaking intake gasket which is common for the 3100 series engines

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