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hey guys last night around 2am i took my car for a spin around the block, and about half way through said "SPIN" i started to smell antifreeze, then BANG low coolant light came on... then all the sudden steam from under the hood... so needless to say i took it home poped the hood and there's steam coming from what looks like right under or somewhere under the air intake.... and coolant is leaking onto a hot part of the engine i beleive, anyone have a similar problem or have ANY guesses at where its leaking??? if so that would be GREAT! thanks...
 

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Could be the throttlebody heater hoses. Get rid of em and do the throttlebody heater bypass in the how to! Its leaking on the exhaust manifold.
 

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yeah thats what i thought too when i saw the steam coming off of it... so u think the heater bypass will cure the problem? and is there ANY drawbacks to doing the bypass, i heard harder starts in the winter or something....
 

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I havent heard of any draw backs to doing it but I just did it this summer. My heater hoses were in really bad shape anyways when I did it. I havnet had any problems and we have had some cold days already. Its really easy to do. What part of PA are ya from ?
 

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Hazleton , PA - 45 minutes from Stroudsburg
 

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well man i went out and fixed that tonight, and sure enough right there were the 2 tubes go into the throttle body, BOTH of them had a whole in the back where i couldnt see it, a little bigger than a pin head.... so im gonna get that GM tube on monday to do the bypass! thanks...
 

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No problem. Just let me know what your mechanic friend says about that swap we were talking about! :p
 
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