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1997 Ford Taurus Question: what would cause a coolant leak below the hvac plenum on a 1997 ford taurus

 

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dabigguychopper, 3.0L V6, Paterson, NJ, December 12, 2012, 19:59
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coolant runs out right past the water pump as the car is running, with the heat on.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12984 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 13, 2012, 06:28
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    sounds like a timing cover or intake manifold leak seek a diag and est

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    your.mechanic December 13, 2012, 09:20
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    possible intake manifold gasket or timing cover gasket leaky

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    dabigguychopper, December 14, 2012, 18:47
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    Thanks guys, that's what I was thinking. Did a bit of online research and found some of the fords are prone to cracking intakes also.

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