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Coolant is dumping out somewhere and I cant seem to find it. Its a good leak and i've checked every hose and such that you can get to. The coolant is draining down to the oil pan{not inside oil just where it finally falls off the car} and falling to the ground at a good pace. I dont even need to start the car i can poor fluid in and watch it drain. I checked aswell as i could on the waterpump didnt see anything there. My only thoughts left are freeze plugs or maybe i didnt catch whole glimpse of the waterpump. Any suggestions would be awesome.

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I have a suggestion, some auto parts stores will rent you tools or maybe you have a tool rental place close by you. Rent a radiator pressure tester, it attaches to your radiator you pump it up and it pressurizes your coolant system. Where ever your leak is I'm sure you will see it squirting out since its now being forced out.

I hope this helps you out if so please leave me some feedback.

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Hi!!
Check the weep hole on the water pump. It is kind of tight there, lift the vehicle to get a better look. Dry everything good and check it out.
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Posted on Apr 02, 2011

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