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Leaking antifreeze I have a 1996 maxima.Antifreeze leaking from the oil pan area but I cant tell where it is actually coming from.Any suggestions? Carl cf33@bham.rr.com

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  • bigDBlok177 Dec 08, 2008

    I have the same problem and I will take it to my mechanic again. He already told that my engine is cracked and its not fixable but now I've read many posts on the water pump. I will tell them that..... thanks I will post my results after I change it.

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    location of water pump and can it be replaced by someone with little knowledge about the car

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You need a water pump. water pump is inside the timing chain area/internal. the coolant is leaking out of a small hole behind the a/c compressor. water pump WILL fix it.

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