Can I put stop leak in my 2003 ford escape for the radiator . Every day I have to put water in the coolant

Wendy Pickering

Asked by Oct 05, 2014 at 10:19 PM about the 2003 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Yes you COULD just be for warned, you may stop the leaking but you will also clog up otherwise perfectly clear cooling passages. If you insist on using the stop leak put in small amounts at a time. Not the whole thing at once.

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Get the leak fixed. BoholMark is right it will clog up.

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Here's an old depression era trick my Dad taught me. Put black pepper in the radiator. The same kind you use at the dinner table. It'll stop the leak and won't clog anything up. HTH. -Jim


fix the leak (used to use pepper in the day when nothing was available with the army ) radior =waterpump = upper//lower rad hose

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