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Q: I'm losing antifreeze somewhere

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I have had brand new head gaskets professionally installed along with intake gaskets valve cover gaskets and so forth.. I am losing antifreeze somehow.. I have had rad and cap checked and they're both good where could it be going

My car has 109000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: You would need to have the cooling system c...

You would need to have the cooling system checked to see if a head gasket is leaking internally, or there is an external leak that is causing the coolant loss.

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