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Old 04-12-2010, 09:50 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Weep Hole

I'm trying to get a look at the weep hole on my water pump to verify that my coolant leak is coming from there before I tear into it and it ends up being a head gasket.... Where is the best way to view the weep hole? From the top, bottom, can't seem to locate it. A picture would be awesome..... thanks guys!
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from the bottom, take off the plastic splash guard.

Its tricky to see, bottom of the water pump behind the radiator hose.
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Old 04-12-2010, 10:36 AM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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Thanks a bunch man!
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Old 04-12-2010, 11:00 AM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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I went threw the fender well to see mine. The water pump is easy jus takes some time and the right tools.
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I was able to barely see it from underneath. I pulled the guard back and shined a flashlight up there, it was behind the hose clamp so I had a hard time but finally got an angle on it. I couldn't see any water dripping out but I could see where a trail of water was coming from it and running down to the oil pan so the water pump replacement is a go..... do you guys think I should replace the thermostat while I'm in there?
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Old 04-12-2010, 10:28 PM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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yea for sure.I think the thermostat was like 50 bucks make sure you get the right one to
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Old 07-13-2011, 07:10 AM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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Water pumps are deceiving. I figured out I need to replace mine after I let it idle and had a buddy shut it off when I was looking at the weep hole. Sure enough, I saw coolant come out of there. Mystery solved after 2 weeks of confusion.
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