1999 v6 cougar still leaking water and i cnt find the leak i've checked the thermostat hoses and all round the top is there a hose on the bottom of motor it's just pouring out when i start it but not when it's off i've checked all around the water pump also still can't find it

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Asked by May 11, 2014 at 04:48 PM about the Mercury Cougar

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With engine cold and engine off do a pressure test on cooling system. Auto zone will loan you what you need to do the test. When coolant starts coming out use a small inspection mirror to look in and around everything where coolant is coming from. Doing this with engine cold makes it easier and safer for you to find the leak without getting burnt.

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