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Recently I have been having a coolant leak near the radiator. Today the thermostat went all the way up and there was visible steam. Luckily I was near the house and able to park and turn the car off.

After taking off the bottom plastic, I was able to see that the leak was away from the radiator it self so it didn't appear to be a crack.

Looking in from the top down, I noticed something that didn't seem right (not a car person).

I pulled out the battery to get a closer look and for some photos. I touched the piece of rubber near this area and it fell right off.

It looks as if this part either pulled the rubber in or something came off of a pully/shaft? I could only assume this has something to do with pumping coolant to the radiator / engine?

Here is a link to the photos I took. Can some one confirm this doesn't look as it should and that it has something to do with the coolant?

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    Your pictures look like an engine mount. This keeps the engine and transmission from moving around too much and has nothing to do with cooling. – tlhIngan Sep 29 '16 at 2:50
  • Make sure your coolant is at the right level so your engine doesn't overheat. Hurry up and find that leak. If it's away from the radiator, there are 2 likely places: the 2 big rubber hoses connected to the radiator, or the water pump. Hoses are cheap, water pumps are a bit more expensive but not terribly so. – tlhIngan Sep 29 '16 at 2:52
  • To find your water pump, it will be near where all the belts are, it's one of the pulleys you have. Find the one that is connected to the radiator. – tlhIngan Sep 29 '16 at 2:53
  • Gotcha, if it is the engine mount then I feel dumb. There was a little pooling of coolant right below this area so I assume it was coming from that. I will start the car in the morning when its light out and see if i can notice where the leak is coming from – SBB Sep 29 '16 at 2:55
  • Or maybe a subframe mount; what @tlhIngan said. Not related. – SteveRacer Sep 29 '16 at 2:56
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That is the transmission mount:

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[DEA PN: A4528; ANCHOR PN: 9433; WESTAR PN: EM9433]

If you turned the picture about 100° CCW, you'd see it will mount right up. While this DOES NOT have anything to do with your coolant leak, it is due for a change. The rubber is starting to crack on the inside. You will start feeling more and more vibration into your cabin, as well as jerky starting and stopping due to deflection which shouldn't be there.

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