I have water leaking on the backside of my motor

Asked by Apr 18, 2017 at 05:49 PM about the 1983 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight

Question type: General

I have a 307 engine and it has water running out
the back side of the motor on the right hand side
what could possibly cause that

10 Answers

74,645

Either a heater hose, the fitting, or a frost plug.

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It pours out fast as I pour it in the radiator

74,645

Sounds like a frost plug. Just have to pin point the area, and look closely for the leak. By the sounds of it, you shouldn't miss it.

OK it also ran hot two times but there's no oil in the water it jus has a knock sound to it but that sound didn't start until I change my transmission the knocking sound coming from the back side of my motor . What's causing that ???

74,645

Are you sure the torque converter was seated all the way back into the bell housing? Spinning it as you pushed it into the transmission?

Yes I locked it in place

74,645

Knock coming from the engine? Maybe loose torque converter bolts? Oil level... I don't know, just trying to jar your memory. An exhaust pipe knock...

It gets louder everytime I hit the gas pedal

74,645

Is it a engine knock, a rod knock, check the oil.

I don't no it's coming from backside of the motor

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