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I have a 4 cyl s10. and i replaced the water pump cause it had been leakin. right before i cranked it. i put 1 gallon of antifreeze and half of water. then i started it and it started leaking anti freeze and it was burning off the exaust pipe. i think it might be a freeze plug or the head gasket. am i right or wrong.? plz explain.

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Have the cooling system pressure tested
indicates a rusted out welsh plug in the head anti freeze and water is mixed in the ratio of 50:50 or 1:1 or 50%
so a gallon of water would require a gallon of anti freeze
That figure is the best to prevent corrosion and freezing of the coolant

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sounds like a blown head gasket, time to tear that engine down and rebuild it

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SOURCE: 1997chevy expresss van leaking water pump and intake gasket leak

you need get the water pump change. seal broken and it is probably stop working.
check the thermostat when you at it. it probably need change too.

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SOURCE: Oil from exaust pipe.

it is aproblem if smoke came out the pipe when engine started.

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SOURCE: my 1996 chevy s10 pickup anti lock brakes don work.

hi,my lamp goes on most of the time.i use to disconnect bat. and then all 3 connections to obdII,but after a while it comes on again.i believe to clear the computer with a scannertool.peter ,sweden

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SOURCE: coolant leaking from back of motor

hi there
to answer your question it could very well be a frost plug that came out
but to verify this pressure test the system
but first take brake clean and clean the area well
so you can see it better
there is also a dye you can get to see it better
but i have used food coloring because the collant is one color it would help to have a different color to verify


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