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Old 20 Nov 2010, 03:49 pm
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Default Leaking Heater Core?

Yo my friends,
My 2002 PT seams to have a slow coolant leak that I believe I have traced to the heater core. Upon using a pressure tester I have noticed that I have a slow drip coming from the drain tube on the engine side of the firewall. I really can't determine if it is condensation from the AC evaporator or maybe a slow leak from the heater core. It is November and we have not been running the AC. This morning my son did run the defroster and I know on Ford products that will kick on the AC compressor. Could the AC compressor cause condensation this time of year?

It has been leaking very slowly and I am just now getting around to working on it. It leaked much faster during hotter weather. Can you guys give me any suggestions?
Thank you!!
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Old 20 Nov 2010, 04:39 pm
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Default Re: Leaking Heater Core?

The defroster will cause condensation from the a/c.

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