COOLANT

1997 Ford Festiva

Tiny

fissioli

June, 22, 2008 AT 12:11 AM

Engine Cooling problem
1997 Ford Festiva 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 127000 miles

my car is leaking coolant onto the floor inside the car

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1 Answer

Tiny

airsoftsoldrecn9

June, 22, 2008 AT 12:39 AM

Heater core hose connections could be cracked or loose. It is doubtful; however, should be looked into that the heater core itself is leaking. There should be a plenium in the engine bay on the firewall housing the heater core. Remove it and replace the hoses if they are cracked, hard or brittle. Drain the heater core and submerge in the sink (not letting water get into the heater core) and check for air bubbles. (Don't be confused by air bubbles trapped in the fins as the heater core will fill with water if there is a leak)

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