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So irritating and frustrating...
The wet spot on the driveway. Smelling Anti-freeze. Having to refill the overflow tank every few months.
Had to find the problem.

The Toyota thermostat housing 'O' ring where the parts join; upper right quadrant, there was my leak.
Then I looked down...

Replacing the timing belt, the radiator was bumped, maybe by a wrench.
Eventually, expansion and contraction opened the hole and,
although the yellow color Amsoil Propylene Glycol Antifreeze and Engine Coolant can stop itsy-bitsy leaks, this became too large.

Perhaps, the tiny hole in the center tube.
 

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i had the same leak in the 1st pic, it was the oring for the pipe that leads to the back of the motor and up to the heater core..
 

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Put some pepper in it! lol I'm kidding, that never works. well Looks like you get to pull the radiator and take it to get it fixed. That sucks :(
 

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Nope. They don't fix tubes. New radiator.
 

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Well, it only took three days to change the radiator and the 'O' ring in the thermostat housing.
Had to wait for the radiator. The box was punctured and so was the new radiator. Since I had one with a hole already, we decided to get another shipped.
Began the saga Tuesday and finished Thursday, then I spent the better part of an hour wondering where the two extra bolts came from.
Oh, they were the lower mounting bolts from the old radiator.
Whew.
 
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