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antifreeze mess up

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tjgraner09, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. Dec 2, 2008 at 11:45 AM
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    tjgraner09

    tjgraner09 [OP] South Carolina Member

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    man my antifreeze is leaking like a b1tch and truck starts smoking when i stop so i have to put it in the shop for the fix it sucks no more tacoma for a while:(
     
  2. Dec 2, 2008 at 12:44 PM
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    Jester243

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    Do you know where it is leaking from, hose, hose fitting, soft plug, thermostat housing?
     
  3. Dec 2, 2008 at 1:05 PM
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    dually

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    Not as many as the 98..
    Blown headgasket?
     
  4. Dec 2, 2008 at 4:59 PM
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    tjgraner09

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    yup its the head gasket there also changing all of my hoses ;and while there at it they are going to replace my cv boots; its 550 dollars for the parts and labor will be done thursday afternoon
     
  5. Dec 4, 2008 at 1:37 PM
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    Jester243

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    Did you drive it much with the blown head gasket? I did on an old car i used to have, driving it home is the reason I used to have it :(
     
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