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I'm leaking antifreeze. How much is it going to cost to fix.

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That is a dificult question to answer. It could be as simple as a worn out heater hose or radiator hose which would be maybe $25.00 if you do it yourself. Hopefully, its that simple. However, it could be as severe as a cracked block, which would cost $2500.00 to replace the engine. There are a lot of other things in between. The reservoir is made of plastic, it may be cracked, the radiator is a combination of plastic headers with aluminum fins. The water pump may have a worn our bearing. That would be around $300.00 at a repair shop. Since I don't know how much you can do, I can only suggest that you get a flashlight and raise the car enough to slide under the engine compartment. When you raise the car, be sure to use some support other than the jack. I have jackstands, but a solid stack of 4 by 4 blocks will do. Raise the hood, slide under the car and start looking for the drip. If you have just shut the engine off, the exhaust pipes and other components will be hot enough to burn blisters on you. The antifreeze will be boiling hot also. If you can get an idea s to what is leaking, I could give you a better idea of what it would cost.

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If the leak is from a hose then the repair will be about 50 dollars. If the radiator is leaking then about 200 - 250 dollars. If the water pump is leaking then about 300 dollars

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