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gonna have to just keep topping off but, I think this is not good. no visable leaks but, I haven't checked all over. this is my daily driver. I can not afford this happening right now.

I guess I'm doing a compression check this weekend.

gotta remember to buy beer.

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Look very carefully at the underside of the water pump for coolant stains below the weep hole. Leaks can go on there for a long time before you notice them. If there is white exhaust smoke after starts on cold mornings, think head gasket leak or head crack; ditto if you take off the radiator cap and see bubbles in the coolant.

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motor was rebuilt 6000 miles ago and, I think I put on a new water pump but these might go bad.

the new movie trailer 'when water pumps go bad'

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heater box. Since they pass through the firewall, the leak can be distributed in very small amounts in very weird places. I just had to replace the hose on the pax side ( there are 2). On a cold car, squeeze those hoses and listen for any sounds of drippage/look/smell for coolant. Also, check along the front valance inner edge: if your lower hose is leaking, sometimes the coolant will pool in that for a while. If you can do a pressure test, you would be able to poke around on a cold/quiet engine without distraction or danger. Good luck- I know how bad it is to have a mystery problem on a daily driver.

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