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There is a huge coolant leaking in the back of the engine. By now is only water! I tried to look for the leak with a mirror and a flash light but I just can't see it! the leak drops into the (passenger side of) transmition. Even if the car is stop and I refilled the radiator, while filling it you can see the leak from the back. What can it be? Landrover Discovery II 2000 with 108,000 miles. I spend $3,000 five and a half years ago to replaced the head gaskets Help!!

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You do not say, but if this is the V8 petrol engine, you probably have a leak at the valley gasket. After 5+ years, this is entirely possible.
Alternatively it may be a failed heater hose.

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