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I have a leak in the back of the engine. looks like a pipe coming from the firewall on the passenger side, about halfway down into the engine. is this a freeze plug or a heating issue?

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That sounds just like the condensation drain tube for the AC system, and if it is cool clear water coming out of it when the AC is operating instead of hot coolant, then it would be a normal condition and it is doing exactly what it is designed to do.

Also, if it was a coolant leak you would be low on coolant, and the engine would be getting hot.

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