Ford explore leaking fluid but not from radiator leaking on passenger side radiator area dry fluid in Reservoir stays full butt radiator will run low on fluid can you give me an idea of what's going


Asked by Jun 16, 2016 at 09:56 PM about the 1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a leak coming from underneath my vehicle Ford Explorer it's
not coming from radiator but it is antifreeze the leak is on passenger
side but not from the radiator Reservoir Stay full of fluid butt radiator
will run low on fluid any suggestions

2 Answers

James Ramond

heater core at firewaLL

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Is it leaking near the front of the vehicle where the radiator is located or near the firewall by the heater core. Check the two lines on the passenger side going to and from the heater core. If the plastic reservoir stays filled, but the radiator runs low then there is a blockage in the rubber line running from the radiator to the reservoir. If the radiator goes down, then the reservoir should also go down as it replenishes the radiator.

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