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Have a pssting noise from the right side manifold or gasket…

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Have a pssting noise...

Have a pssting noise from the right side manifold or gasket how do I find out for sure if it is leaking?

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Customer:(###) ###-####e 250 ford

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Trying to make up my mind had two shops tell me it's a crack but neither even looked under the hood

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How do I determine if it is the gasket or the manifold

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 8 months ago
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Hi, My name is Jay

You could use a rubber hose and hold one end up to your ear and probe manifold area with other end of hose. This way you will hear exactly where it is leaking.

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