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1999 Toyota Avalon Question: I have a leak on the right front of my car that cannot seem to be diagnosed

 

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88sgirl, 3.0L V6, Oshkosh, WI, March 01, 2014, 10:04
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have replaced radiator, power steering pump, valve cover gaskets, crank and cam shaft seals. Car is still leaking fluid and now I am seeing a bit of steam or smoke come out of the hood. Could I have a bad thermostat gasket? Car does not over heat or fluctuate temperature...stays where it should. My reservoir was empty.

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    pushrod March 01, 2014, 10:50
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    When the seals were replaced was the timing belt and water pump replaced as well?

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    88sgirl, March 01, 2014, 20:52
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    Timing belt kit w/water pump, tensioner pulley, idler pulley and hydraulic tensioner along with the cam and crankshaft seals were all replaced. A few months after that was when I had the valve cover gaskets replaced.

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    pushrod, March 02, 2014, 01:19
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    Have the cooling system pressure tested to find the leak!

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    88sgirl, March 02, 2014, 06:59
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    Thank you!!!!! Will do!!!

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