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Old 03-01-2012, 12:03 AM
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Default Coolant leaking?? From clutch fan???

Looking for some help with a coolant leak on my 2002 3.7L V6 Ram...

As best as I can tell so far, it appears the coolant is coming from the passenger side of the clutch fan. I can't see exactly where its coming from but if I look under the hood from the drivers side I can see moisture inside the clutch fan (dripping down the fan guard) closest to the radiator.

Any ideas on where it may be coming from before I get into it? Where should I be looking?

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My guess would be water pump.
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The leak is very slow, a small puddle on the garage floor when the truck sat for two days. Since then, I've barely seen a few drops when I pull out from a parking spot. Has me thinking that maybe the reservoir was too full. Isn't there a overflow spot of some kind???

Maybe the water pump or a seal around the water pump based on what else I read...
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If you can see seepage on the motor then it's either the water pump or from the head. Most likely candidate is the water pump gasket because a head issue would show up with a lot more tell tale signs.
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