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2002 Mercury Cougar Question: Keeps leaking coolant. Replaced water pump and gasket. What next?

 

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truewitness, Wichita, KS, November 13, 2012, 16:48
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Heater barely wtms up, coolant comes form below the block. Hoses fine, new water pump and gasket. What will this cost me at the shop?

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    November 13, 2012, 18:24
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    could be anything from head or intake gasket or a frost plug have it pressure tested to see where the leak is coming from

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    November 13, 2012, 18:38
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    it is usually $90 to find the leak

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    Greg's Orange Auto (14224 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 14, 2012, 06:22
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    have a good shop pressure test cooling system for you, most shops charge an hr labor to test but they may also only charge you a 1/2 hr if they can determine issue in that time.

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