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I have a 2003 Cobra with low miles. It has been sitting for about 5 months after a mild front end accident. After getting everything fixed, it was started for the first time last week and now has coolant leaking from the rear of the motor - or at least it appears to be leaking from the rear. The shop thinks it's freeze plugs, but I doubt it personally. Any suggestions to check where this is coming from?
 

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Check the valley of the block. Could be the coolant tube.

Also check the rear coolant tube on the drivers side head (also the rear). There is a metal tube there that has a gasket.

Other than that I can't think of where coolant is near the rear of the motor.

-Mark
 

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Thanks Mark for the tips! One quick question: Can you explain more about the "valley" of the block? Do you mean the line(s) that runs along the top of the engine?
 

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The valley is the top of the engine block between the heads. The intake sits over it. There is a coolant tube that runs underneath. Many cases is because of the heat, coolant leaks are most frequent here than anywhere else...

 
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