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Anti-freeze leak I have a 97 Sebring, everythime I use it or leave in the driveway or any place, the antifreeze start to leak. The surprising thing it I need to put new anti-freeze every week or so.

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    recently replaced the main timing chain, all new sprockets, new water pump, all new gaskets and after putting everything back together. started it and noticed after a little while that antifreeze was leaking underneath the car, upon further inspection we had anti freeze in the oil. so we took it all back apart and replaced the water pump gasket again and put more RTV all around both sides and put everything back together with all the correct torque specs. we started it again and it seemed to fix the problem until we went and drained the oil, we still had anti freeze in the oil but not as much. what do you think would cause this to happen? we followed every instruction in the Haynes manual and we are still having issues. any help is greatly appreciated.

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If it's leaking at the top of the engine down. Look at the top of the engine at the front and you'll see a bleeder valve on top a black housing. These housings like to come apart at the glued seams. If it's leaking at the lower part of the engine towards the front, it could be your water pump leaking. Check your oil and if you see the color of the oil looking like chocolate milk, your water pump needs replaced, the oil will need changing as well. Do a coolant system pressure test and see if your hoses somewhere are leaking. Also check for your surge tank leaking. This is the tank that you put coolant into.

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