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engine coolant lines are leaking

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by Sealer People, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. Sealer People

    Sealer People Senior Member
    Messages: 207

    hi everyone,

    I have a 1996 chevy 2500 diesel 4x4.
    The engine coolant lines are leaking quite a bit.

    Is this something I can tighten or do they have to be changed?
    Mechanic wants $850.00 canadian.

    It this would be the second time this would get done on this truck in 4 - 5 years.

    Any advice would be great.
     
  2. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    All depends on which coolant lines and where they are leaking.
     
  3. eicivic

    eicivic Member
    Messages: 43

    Well like it has been already stated: We need to know where they are leaking and why? Corosion, loose clamps, or holes in the hoses? I'm sure we can give the propper advice. I am a certified automotive technician.
     
  4. Some lines are a bear to get to. Make labor costs high.