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Huge Coolant Leak

1998 Taurus V6 Vulcan

Problems with engine misfire, replaced all plugs, wires and coil pack.

Now big coolant leak in engine, through bell housing, fly wheel and starter.
Can't find where it is comming from.

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It is most likely the cylinder block core plug at the rear of the engine, there was a recall to repair corrosion in the cooling system I think in 96, but they still rusted up allot, saw many new cars with rusted core plugs leaking. Press test the system on a lift, if that core plug is leaking you will have to pull out parts, most likely the transmission to get at it.

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