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Coolant leak by thermostate housing - 2001 Buick Century

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Replace the gasket in the housing, you may need a new housing,when you take it off look for cracks of corrosion on the inside of the housing..if it looks pitted and chewed up i would replace it with a new one. Call around for prices at the auto parts store and get the best price...two or three bolts to replace prety easy repair..make sure you us a new gasket...

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