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If it is a pin hole try using Bars Leak. If it is larger try using JB Weld to seal it. If you use jb weld, be sure the surface is clean and dry and give it plenty of time to cure.

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Q: If your car has a hole in the radiator close to the top of it but it is not leaking is this bad?
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