1997 GMC Jimmy antifreeze leaking from back of engine

Tiny
BABYEBK1
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  • 1997 GMC JIMMY
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 147,000 MILES
I noticed that I had a minor leak of antifreeze coming from the back of the engine on the ground there are no visible leaks on any hoses, or the pump, or the radiator so I am wondering where the leak could be occuring hank u for ur help
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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 10:54 AM

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Tiny
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Its coming from a leaking freeze plug-To access it you have to drop tne transmission
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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 11:52 AM
Tiny
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I also noticed thatit was very wet by the ignition section of the engine someone mentioned that it might be the inner manifold gasket might be leaking because there was wetness by the engine by the igntion section
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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 12:02 PM
Tiny
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I was going to ask if you looked above the transmission bell housing to see if you have antifreeze there. Those lower intake gaskets can leak antifreeze out the back of intake making it seem like its coming from trans area.
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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 12:05 PM
Tiny
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Yes I did find it in the beginning of the transmission near the back of the engine
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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 12:10 PM
Tiny
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Replace the lower intake gasket
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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 12:11 PM

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