My 2005 ford taurus is leaking antifreeze under the car in a puddle on the passenger side. i have had to add anti and water. It seems to be getting worse. Could I have a blown head gasket?

Asked by Feb 23, 2017 at 07:49 PM about the 2005 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My ex said it could be the thermostat? What should I have done?

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I would first check the radiator and heater hoses. Also check the radiator itself and your freeze plugs.

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If you're not up to the task, get it in to a shop, a simple fix like a thermostat won't cost that much, but letting the problem go can cost you big time. You could also ask friends for help, swapping a thermostat isn't too involved, although it might seem daunting to a first timer.

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