Q: Antifreeze leaking

asked by on January 21, 2016

The antifreeze in my car leaked. It looks like it came from a hose.

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I would recommend having a knowledgeable technician perform a pressure check on the cooling system. Sometimes a visual inspection alone can be inconclusive, so a pressure check will determine the exact location of the leak so that an appropriate repair can be made.

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