COOLANT LEAK FROM THIS LITTLE L-SHAPED PIPE

  • Tiny
  • kobus86
  • 2000 Chevrolet Impala
  • 140,300 miles

My 2000 impala is blowing out a lot of coolant from this little L-shaped pipe, right under my starter I think, how do I fix it. Please help I think its my starter that's just above it.

Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 5:03 AM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Pics if possible?

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 5:12 AM
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  • kobus86
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Its the little black pipe with the white stuff, silicon, on it

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 5:22 AM
  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Did you ask about this before, I seem to remember a similar question.

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 6:02 AM
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I just added a pic

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 6:04 AM
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  • fixitmr
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Take another farther from it so I can see more engine.

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 6:54 AM
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  • kobus86
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Here you go

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 6:27 PM
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  • fixitmr
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No starter there. You will need to remove stuff to get to it. How long did you have car before this happened?

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 8:06 PM
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  • kobus86
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Well it sat in the garage for almost 9mo, with a broken trans. Now its running again and now the thing is spitting coolant.

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 8:14 PM
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  • fixitmr
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Common issue with GM it's part of belt tensioner assembly some genius designed instead of a hose.. there are 2 pipes that come out of block when you remove tensioner. 1 on each end. so change them both. auto store has them. found a video here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QldgVWRJQJY
other vids there also.

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 10:52 PM

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