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Old 04-01-2008, 05:43 PM
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Help Leaking Anit Freeze

It looks like I'm leaking anti freeze and can't tell where it's coming from. It doesn't look like it is coming from the water pump but I can not see all the way around it. So far I can not tell that I have any antifreeze in my oil and there isn't any white smoke. I can see it dripping at the bottom front of the seal of the oil pan just behind what I think is the harmonic balance. Where is the wep hole on the water pump and is there any reason it would look like its leaking at the point. If anyone can help thank you I do not want to drive it if I'm going to tear something up.
2001 F-250 7.3
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Old 04-02-2008, 02:15 AM
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The weep hole on mine was on the bottom of the pump above the harmonic balancer where it is real hard to see. When mine went I walked out of the gas station and noticed it dripping from the balancer just like you describe. It will also leak all over your CPS and possibly help it to go bad and leave you stranded.

If and when you change the pump it may be a good time to completely drain the coolant and refill with new stuff. If so make sure to drain the block by removing the block plugs on each side near the motor mounts. Also be sure to use the proper amount of additive to prevent cavitation and block failure.

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Old 04-03-2008, 01:01 PM
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Sounds like the pump to me as well, just did mine back a few weeks ago and all i had at first was a slight wiggle from side to side when grabbing the fan blade,after wiggling it it started dripping though.Be sure to get the fan tool if you do it yourself and make sure you have a big crescent wrench because in two weeks we have taken two off here and both the wrench's that come with kit(from two differnt places) were to small to remove the fan.Easy fix though don't sweat it
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