The leak is coming from the front, middle -- closer to passenger side. Water pump is fine. All hoses from radiator fine. Nothing loose and nothing rusted through at this time. I understand there is a metal piece behind the manifold that could be broken. Regardless, it sounds like a lot of labor to get to any point to locate this problem. I dont know, hence my post!
Wouldnt a mechanic be able to check the freeze plugs easily or does this also require a fair amount of labor to get to them? The cost of labor to get to the problem seems to be significant compared to what the actual problem will be -- jeez!
This truck never tows anything and gets driven once a day for about 5 miles -- in other words it isnt hauling anything or pulling trailers or being driven into the ground, so Im thinking it has to just be something that has worn out due to the age of the vehicle. But, Im just trying to use logic and maybe that doesnt apply to motor vehicles! LOL!
Thanks for any and all assistance!
Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 AT 1:00 PM