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Can my 2001 Ford Ranger leak coolant from where the timing

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Can my 2001 Ford Ranger leak coolant from where the timing belt cover connects to the water pump ?
which motor?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
It's a 3.0 6 cyl
You sure its just not the water pump gasket
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Hi John, The guys I took it to say it's the timing chain cover that's keaking coolant. I thought it was the water pump also but I can see green coolant coming out.

Hello Customer

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Since it has been verified to be coming from the front cover then its likely on the water outlet holes on either side of the cam gear. You will need to remove the front cover and reseal it. While there I would go ahead and install a new pump since there pretty cheap and your close enough to it.

Click here for a ford PDF file on replaceing it.


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Chris (aka- Moose), Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 48370
Experience: 16 years experience
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