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Why would water be leaking between the engine and the transmission?

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2011-09-13 17:25:11
2011-09-13 17:25:11

There are freeze plugs locaked in the rear of theengine block, they get old, rust and leak, you have to pull the tranny to get to them

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is coolant leaking from engine?or is it leaking from water pump and running down engine and appears to leak from engine

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the hole it is leaking from is their as a warning your water pump is going out . if you don't change it soon it will be a big leak

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Intake gasket leaking on the inside of engine.

Sounds like water pump needs replacing The main pulley is near the top of the engine. The water pump is toward the front of the engine. It is possible that water appears to be leaking from this pulley, but there is a manifold gasket right above it. Double check to find exactly where the water is exiting the engine block. My first hunch is a leaking gasket.

If your coolant level is dropping, then it could be a blown freeze-out plug. These plugs (metal disks pressed into holes in the block and heads) are found all over the motor. Unless you have the very rare occurrence of one corroding out, you should have the engine checked for internal damage.

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Driving through a large amount of water might trap some of the water in the bell housing and cause it to drip out later. There are also freeze plugs in the back of the engine block that may be leaking. Is it water or coolant.

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