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i went outside to get the mail and my car had a nice slow dripping puddle underneath it i pop the hood to find a loose hose and i squeeze the largest one shown in picture below and water foams next to the block i dont dont kno what the piece attached to the block and hose is can anyone tell me what might be going on?
btw sry this is not my engine bay i had to borrow a picture


UPDATE: good news: i installed a new one and i cut the faulty hoses back so those are sealed tight now

bad news: ITS stiil LEAKING!!
from the bottom and its not a hose is this an allignment problem? do i need gasket sealer of some sort?
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it was the thermostat cap where the three torx screws go in the top piece had to be reused cuase ford does not provide this part maybe it was warped? well anyway i sealed it with high temp orange silicone and alls well now

 

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Update i puuled my spark plug boots and there is water in them! the car ran just fine this morning help me
 

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Thermostat housing. It's a common problem. Either the housing itself has cracked or the gasket is broken.

I think it's like a $40 fix. Not too fun to replace but not the worst job either.
 
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Thermostat housing. It's a common problem. Either the housing itself has cracked or the gasket is broken.

I think it's like a $40 fix. Not too fun to replace but not the worst job either.
ok so thermostat housing its a plastic piece where like three tubes connect and there two bolts visible on top next to the engine block?

also i reached around the bottom of the thermostat housing and it feels like its cracked underneath where the water is letting loose
 

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ok sweet i pulled off the thermostat housing without removing the egr tube and sure enough the seal is cracked thanks for all help
 

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Chances are it will happen again too. I've done mine twice. Ford updated the design to beefier plastic and since then, it hasn't acted up...knock on wood!! I ran some thermostat gasket-sealer as extra protection this time though. It will take you 45 mins-an hour to swap out, but you have to drain the coolant/disconnect most of the hoses so it's a bit of a pain...definetly do-able though IMO

EDIT: just read that you already have it off...forget my ETA, haha. Was I close though?
 

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good news: i installed a new one and icut the faulty hoses back so those are sealed tight now

bad news: ITS stiil LEAKING!!
from the bottom and its not a hose is this an allignment problem? do i need gasket sealer of some sort?
Help Again?
 
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