I AM HAVING A COOLANT LEAK BEHIND THE MOTOR

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2000 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
  • 92,000 MILES

I am having a coolant leak behind the motor. I had the intake manifold replaced thinking that was the problem but it was not. I have tracked the leak which is coming from a brass or metal pipe that goes into the heater core. A hose goes onto the pipe from the intake, I believe. I believe the leak is due to water being used in the car instead of antifreeze/coolant. The pipe is an odd shape which appears to wrap around the heater core.

How can this leak be fixed or how can I replace the pipe?

Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 11:50 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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  • 25,554 POSTS

The cooling system has deteriated the pipe, not water. It is part of the heater core. The heater core will have to be replaced

Roy

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Sunday, March 10th, 2013 AT 1:13 AM

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