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Q: Leaking antifreeze.

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I am losing antifreeze in the engine somewhere.

A: Coolant can leak from dozens of places on a...

Coolant can leak from dozens of places on a vehicle. The best way to pinpoint a coolant leak is to perform a cooling system pressure test. A qualified technician from YourMechanic will be able to perform this test for you.

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