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#1 MarkieMarky

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Posted 31 January 2010 - 07:07 PM

To make it simple, car started to lose coolant, and i was told it could be the water pump. So i replaced it, and noticed it was leaking in another spot. I took a few pics of where the problem is, just not sure what it is or how to fix it. First one is the area, and the next two are where the leak is.

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Posted 01 February 2010 - 01:38 PM

Well after hours of reserch i think i found it, Its a broken upper coolant elbow... Thanks

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Posted 01 February 2010 - 08:10 PM

DANG And I knew what it was too! I've helped a guy track his leak down last week and it was the cracked elbow!


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Posted 01 February 2010 - 09:02 PM

Thanks for the update Mark.

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Posted 22 May 2010 - 02:20 AM

I apparently have the same problem. However it wasn't discovered til after my mechanic had removed the intake to replace the gaskets. Was it necessary to remove the intake or could this have been resolved easier?
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Posted 21 October 2011 - 01:21 PM

Im leaking coolant around the elbow area too, but i dont think its the elbow because i already replaced it...




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