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Old 08-23-2014, 12:40 AM   #1
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Leaking coolant when parked

So I'm back from the field. Car is running good. Drove it around post a little no issue. Went out side to smoke saw some coolant on the ground. Came from the res cap. Car wasn't overheating while driving. Any ideas. Im going to a mustang junkyard tomorrow. Might stop by autozone to pick up a new cap. No oil in coolant. New manifold and thermostats.


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I know that on my 95 I had to seal the thermostat housing with gasket sealer to be sure it didn't leak.

Later on I also had to buy a new radiator cap to stop some minor leaking. It also turns out that the FULL line is below eye sight on my reservoir container and over filling it made it look like it was leaking because it kept getting swished out of the over flow hole.
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It didn't leak all the way. There is still coolant in res. I'm thinking of buying a cap But good thing is it's not leaking at therm.


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Auto zone didn't have one for my car when I went in there.. but the cap from a 99 triton v8 fit perfectly without leaks!

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Cap fixed the issue. Now that's one thing down


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Just had same thing. Leaking coolant.
Got a cap from Ford for $13.00 or so.
All fixed.

I cringe to think what that hose on the drivers side to the radiator is going to cost when it fails.
Looks like a real mess....
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