1999 Pontiac Grand Prix A possible leak

Tiny
DBADAJOS89
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  • 1999 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 123,518 MILES
I blew my radiator hose about a month ago and have noticed that my reservoir tank needs filling after a couple of days or so. When my hose went out, it leaked out all my coolant and to keep from messing up my gaskets, I let the engine cool down before I added any new coolant. I first installed both new hoses and then filled it with coolant. It was a time span of about 5 and a half hours before I added the coolant. I don't see any immediate leaks when my car is idling but once I've driven it and has been sitting a while, I see coolant. I'm pretty sure its my water pump but can that be my only problem? Do I have to worry about my head gaskets? (Keep in mind I see no smoke coming out of my exhaust) or my freeze plugs? Any advice will be greatly appreciated. I look forward hearing from you. Thank you!
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Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 AT 11:47 PM

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Tiny
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Lower intake gasket. Its common on these.
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Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 AT 11:54 PM

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