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Posted: Sun Jan 07, 2007 4:49 pm 
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there is some coolant leaking from the front of the engine around the water pump area but i cant find where and i cant get engine cover off till shops open tomorow but i was just wondering if there is anything i should check that are a known problem once i get the cover off. seems to be coming from above water pump cos there is a small pudle on each side of the water pump. its a series 2 elxr8. thanks

 

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Posted: Sun Jan 07, 2007 5:57 pm 
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It may be the small rubber hose from the water pump to the heater pipe under the manifold upper. They commonly go.

It's only about 6" long and bends 90*. While your at it replace the other small hose there too.

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 1:19 pm 
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raiki wrote:
It may be the small rubber hose from the water pump to the heater pipe under the manifold upper. They commonly go.

It's only about 6" long and bends 90*. While your at it replace the other small hose there too.


thanks heaps for that. seems like the clamp was a bit loose so hopefully that solves the problem. thanks again.

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 2:11 pm 
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yeh also the bypass hose from the thermostat housing to the water pump.

ive gotta replace those two hoses myself actually

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 2:34 pm 
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-clampy- wrote:
yeh also the bypass hose from the thermostat housing to the water pump.


Thats the other small hose I was taking about.

 

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