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What would be the cause of antifreeze leaking and the temperature gauge rising but the car does not over heat?

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No coolant, temperature rising a fact!! Are you certain you are loosing anti freeze? Simple fact, if you are loosing coolant you will experience overheating. You will have blown head gaskets or a complete engine failure. You must be catching it before it gets this far. The cause could be from a leaky hose connection, faulty cracked coolant hose, leaking heater core, leaking head or water gaskets, leaking water pump, hole in radiator. I may be over looking other causes, but I would check for leaks before it is too late. I have a mustang 5.0 that looses anti freeze very slowly. I can tell when it is getting low, before the warning light comes on, by the cooling fan coming on more frequently than normal. The leak is so slight I can not find it. If you are not sure you are loosing anti freeze and the temperature is rising, you may have a faulty temp. control on your cooling fan not letting it come on soon enough or at all. You do not need the cooling fan while moving or operating in cool climates.

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