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Coolant leaking between block and transmission, Car is a

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Coolant leaking between block and transmission
JA: How old are the hoses? And have you tested the actual mix of your coolant?
Customer: Car is a 2013 cc .Ive inspected all hoses . coolant was good until leak started .
JA: Are you fixing your CC yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Trying to find leak . Are there freeze plugs between block and transmission ?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

You should add dye to the cooling system, run the motor for 10 minutes and find the leak with a black light.

Most parts stores will loan you the black light and sell you the dye.

This can be a freeze plug or an intake gasket leak if you're certain ther are no hoses or coolant tubes above.

Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools you
have to assist us. Also understand that I can't see, smell, hear, or
touch the vehicle either, so your patience is appreciated. JA is a
great Q/A site, but it does not replace a repair shop. So please
don’t shoot the messenger if I have to deliver bad news:)
If you are satisfied with my answer, I would greatly appreciate a 5
star rating now and I will still assist you after you have rated me
too if another question pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you
until you rate me.
Thanks again, Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Thanks again, Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Our goal here is to assist you in the repair of your vehicle by
supplying you with well educated information. We may not always
have the exact fix you wanted to hear, but our job is to get you on
the right track, which we always do. We can’t hear, see, smell or
touch your vehicle from where we’re at, so your understanding of
that is greatly appreciated. There are no magical or miraculous
answers, but we do our best to guide you in the right direction.
Thanks, Ron