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Steam from antifreeze coming from right side of engin

2002 chevy malibu V6
steam from antifreeze coming from right side of engine near where the air cleaner hose meets the engine

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I would check the hoses in that area. It maybe the the water pump bearing shaft seal. There is usually a small drain hole towards the bottom of the pump, that will leak anti-freeze when the seal goes bad. With an inspection mirror, you may be able to see if anti-freeze is leaking from the pump.

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