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Antifreeze leakage... Back side of engine. Noticed the

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Antifreeze leakage... Back side...

Antifreeze leakage... Back side of engine

Mechanic's Assistant: Has your car been overheating? Have you noticed any leaks?

Noticed the leakage yesterday... Inspected it.. Coming from behind the throttle body, found a leak but could pinpoint the exact location

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2000 Ford expedition

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Expedition yourself? What have you tried so far?

Will fix it myself... If I know where the leak is coming from... It is not the metal tube running to the water pump

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

One leak I found is from the last bolt on passenger side of the manifold, right by the metal tube that connects to the house running from the heater hose

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A cooling system pressurizer pump will help you find the source of the leak. Since it is not the heater core feed tube then I would check the intake manifold and its gaskets, The head gasket and freeze plugs back there. Seeing it back there is the hardest part. A flashlight and small mirror will help find the source if you get pressure in the system to make it leak.

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