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Old 02-08-2017, 10:23 AM   #11
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Ah, firewall side. I think of the "back" of an engine as the flywheel end. Ooops!
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Recently my lovey little focus started dumping coolant all over the place. I'm fairly sure its not the water pump cause that was replaced when my cylinder head was fixed with the cooling system and a buddy of mine said it could be the freeze plug. It only leaks a bunch when the car is still hot and only little drops when its cold. My question is where is the freeze plug located and how much would it cost to replace?
First thought is always the thermostat housing. If it is a plug it's on the passenger side towards the the back of the starter.
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Lift your coolant reservoir out of its place and look at the bottom of it for a pin hole leak. I had it happen and it would only slowly drip now and then cold. Once at temp, pressure was causing it to pee a perfect thin stream at my engine block.

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The thermostat housing is basically new, and the reservoir has no leaks either. seems to me that the collective may think it's the heater lines. As soon as it stops raining here and I have some money to hopefully fix the situation I'll let you all know what I find.
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