Re: Coolant Leak, Maybe Cracked Manifold?
The day I got the car they swore the brakes were done, and didn't they
start grinding a week later? Rear rotors were shot as well. Made them
change the brakes, rotors, and coolant (had the "rumble strip"
Boy, are they gonna be happy when I call 'em tomorrow and tell 'em I
need a new intake manifold =)
I already had them look into it for the coolant leak, the mechanic (or
moron, u pick it) told me "should be fine, I tightened the clamps for
> trotzo wrote:
> > I have a '97 GT 4.6, 49,000 mi with an annoying coolant leak. Annoying
> > in the fact that I can't find it. Please help, car is still
> > under warranty (30 days) from the lot I bought it from.
> > Thanx in advance,
> > Trotzo
> Sounds like you have the infamous intake manifold leak. Some of these
> cars were recalled because of it. Some of them were not. There are
> replacements that are reinforced to fix this problem. They are
> available from the dealer and the aftermarket. Both will fix this
> problem, it's your choice, but you better get this fixed. Didja buy
> your car from a used car place? Good luck getting this fixed under any
> "used car place" warranty. Dorman is one of the aftermarket
> Also, the puddle from the muffler area is common condensation. Most all
> Ford cars have it and it's nothing to worry about.