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1997 Ford Crown Victoria Question: water hose leak

 

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Visitor, Upland, CA, August 05, 2010, 18:56

water hose leaking under the intake manifold and above the block. What hose is that for, and how do I get to it?

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    September 05, 2010, 11:18
     Journeyman

    It is the heater bypass pipe. It is a common failure, and sometimes misdiagnosed as a failed freeze out plug. The intake manifold has to be reoved to replace it, and being the intake has coolant leak problems of it's own, I would replace that as well, unless it already has been done

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