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Old 11-29-2009
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Leaking Coolant From Right Lower Corner of Radiator

I was at my friends house today and noticed that my truck is leaking coolant from the right lower corner of the radiator and don't know why. There is a nipple on the corner that it seams to be coming from any ideas help?
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is it a drain plug or just a nipple? i'd say it's one of two things. either the drain plug is loose/broken or there is a crack in the rad. either along a seam or a hole. depending on the size of the hole/crack or the amount of lost coolant, i'd either get some bars leak or just get a new rad.
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It;s the nipple under the drain plug. I changed the fluid a few years ago and broke the head of the drian plug off and never replaced it. Do you think it might be leaking now?
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could be. get under there and take a good look and see.

isn't there some sort of dye they can put in to see if it's leaking?
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my radiator started leaking from there first then started other places.sounds like you wll need a radiator soon especially if that is the original by the age of your truck.the plastic starts to fail.
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