i have a coolant leak at back of waterpump could it be pump or metal hose in bac on 1998 Ford Crown Victoria

there is coolant coming right behind waterpump there is a metal hose going to back of pump (looks rusty) could this be the problem if so what is this hose called thanks?

by in Johnson City, TN on May 20, 2013
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ANSWER by on May 21, 2013
YES COULD BE PIPE, REC WATER PUMP AND THERMOSTAT AT THAT TIME AS PREVENTIVE MAINT
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COMMENT by on May 23, 2013
thaks very much for your response i did some looking around metal pipe and there is apin hole in it back and i here a little steam sound i think it turns to a rubber hose so far back ,i am going to change water pump,thermostat also but im stuck how does that pipe come out the back of water pump,and if looking for 1 at parts place what do i call that pipe? thanks alot