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Q: Antifreeze leak

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I have antifreeze leaking out from underneath the passenger's side, but the antifreeze container is still full.

A: An antifreeze leak may not affect the level...

An antifreeze leak may not affect the level in the overflow bottle. The leak may be the heater core or radiator leaking; a pressure test is typically used to locate the leak. I recommend having a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come by and perform a thorough inspection to find the find and repair the leak.

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