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Old 06-10-2014, 08:03 PM   #1
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So I was driving on the highway today and all of a sudden I start smelling coolant. I get home, pop my hood and there is coolant splattered everywhere on the drivers side of the engine. I cannot find where its coming from because its not pooling anywhere. I then started my car and let it warm up again and couldn't see coolant coming from anywhere. Anybody have any ideas on where I should look? My hoses are good, could it be a possible cracked intake?
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Could be. Do you see any stains/weird marks underneath the intake's coolant crossover towards the front of the car, or on any of the hoses?
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I just finished looking everywhere on my engine to see where the coolant could be coming from. Due to the ammount of coolant splattered on the drivers side of my engine, i can not determine where its coming from. There is a small puddle of coolant behind and another one beside the thermostat housing. Does anyone have any other ideas on what i could do in order to see where the coolant is coming from? Thanks.
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Refill the system and let it run till you see coolant coming from someplace.
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With the information you given theres no way for someone to tell you were its leaking from, could literally be anything, freeze plug, intake, rad, a hose, etc etc. you need to clean the engine up fill it and run it, should be pretty apparent if its leaking that bad
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My Intake Manifold is cracked aswell, leaking coolant everywhere. You should try cleaning up around the manifold and where the hoses are to see possible cracks. Around my thermostat there is a puddle of coolant sitting from the leak. How many miles are on your engine? This happened to me around 110k
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