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I have a jeep grand cherokee 93. The overflow for radiator has been slowly going down. The temp guage goes a little past the midpoint. And, when I park it, coolant is leaking, seems like around the plugs at base of radiator. coolant in rad, is full, and I have to keep an eye on the overflow. Thing is that it does not do this every day. Don't know what to do, and afraid of the costs.

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A leak in the cooling system can drain your overflow. firstly identify where the leak is coming from. if its under the radiator then the radiator will have to be removed and reconditioned as opposed to replaced. should'nt be overly pricey.an even cheaper option depending on how bad the leak is would be to try some 'radiator stop leak'. its a additive that added your coolant, clogs minor leaks. it can be bought at most part shops

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You need to have a cooling system pressure test done, this way the leak can be found and repaired, worst cause now will be a radiator, if you keep running it, will more then likely start to leak more, where damage could happen to your head gasket, now you'll need a radiator and a head gasket replacement and maybe more, good luck, hope I was helpful.

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