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Old 08-09-2005, 20:01   #1 (permalink)
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Coolant Leakage. On & Off

Well Kate you were as good as right. The leak did occur at a frost (freeze)
plug only that the plug had been replaced with a block heater (I think the
factory does that for the Canadian market) . Element was corroded but
leaking occurred around the "O" ring. Whole assembly must have moved
slightly and reseated itself. Thanks to those that responded.

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Old 08-10-2005, 17:01   #2 (permalink)
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"Richard" <r-manders@shaw.ca> wrote in message
news:kadKe.165569$s54.63067@pd7tw2no...
: Well Kate you were as good as right. The leak did occur at a frost
(freeze)
: plug only that the plug had been replaced with a block heater (I think the
: factory does that for the Canadian market) . Element was corroded but
: leaking occurred around the "O" ring. Whole assembly must have moved
: slightly and reseated itself. Thanks to those that responded.
:
: --
: Richard
:
: '94 GT 'vert
: Under Drive Pulleys
: Transgo HD2 Reprogramming Kit
: High Stall Torque Converter
: 4:10 Gears
: Gripp Sub Frame Connectors (welded)
: FRPP Aluminum Drive shaft
: FRPP M5400-A Suspension
: Laser Red
:

Hey! Glad you found it!
Not too bad... for a girl eh?



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Old 08-10-2005, 18:01   #3 (permalink)
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Frost plug in the head? Or in the side of the block? I've live in da
nordth for all my life and never seen a block heater in a head frost
plug - always in the block on 5.0's.

Richard wrote:

> Well Kate you were as good as right. The leak did occur at a frost (freeze)
> plug only that the plug had been replaced with a block heater (I think the
> factory does that for the Canadian market) . Element was corroded but
> leaking occurred around the "O" ring. Whole assembly must have moved
> slightly and reseated itself. Thanks to those that responded.
>

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Old 08-10-2005, 21:01   #4 (permalink)
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In the side of the block. What made you think of the heads?

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<cprice@here.com> wrote in message news:mgxKe.178590$5V4.31086@pd7tw3no...
>
> Frost plug in the head? Or in the side of the block? I've live in da
> nordth for all my life and never seen a block heater in a head frost
> plug - always in the block on 5.0's.
>
> Richard wrote:
>
> > Well Kate you were as good as right. The leak did occur at a frost

(freeze)
> > plug only that the plug had been replaced with a block heater (I think

the
> > factory does that for the Canadian market) . Element was corroded but
> > leaking occurred around the "O" ring. Whole assembly must have moved
> > slightly and reseated itself. Thanks to those that responded.
> >



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