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So I start it up this morning and turn the hi idle on. Walk to the front and see coolant drizzling from the passenger side of the engine. Turn hi idle off and let it idle for a minute and it turns to a very slow drip. Got it up to temp and it didn't seem to leak. So now I have another issue on my hands I guess. Going to do some more research when I get home. Any ideas off hand?
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Sounds like a typical cold weather leak, I've seen it many times on semi's. In cold weather the metal fittings shrink allowing coolant to leak out between the hose and fitting, after the engine warms up the fitting expands and the leak stops until the next time it gets cold, Sometimes another half turn on the clamp will fix it, other times I've had to pull the hose off and clean the crud or rust off the fitting. Check around the heater hoses and any coolant lines and fitting located up high first, since you didn't notice a wet stop on the ground from it leaking while sitting, the extra force of the coolant being circulated is causing the leak leads me to believe the leaks located near the top of the engine.
I have seen a few head gsks cold weather leak but most times it was a hose fitting.
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