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2000 Lincoln Continental Question: What can cause serious leaking of antifreeze?

 

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vmashea, Chillicothe, MO, December 06, 2012, 12:19
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The service light said to check engine temp and the gauge read hot hadn't went over 5 miles. Leaking extremely badly on way home but yet there was still liquid in the radiator. Has never leaked before.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13005 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 06, 2012, 13:00
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    COULD BE WATER PUMP ,HOSES OR A NUMBER OF OTHER ISSUES. SEEK A MECH DIAG ON WATER LEAK SOURCE

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    pushrod December 06, 2012, 14:34
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    Check for leaking intake manifold! Near thermostat.

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    goodguy, December 06, 2012, 18:49
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    I agree with both #1and#2 if you pressure test system see if anti freeze is leaking on the ground if not could be a head gasket

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