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Had the same problem, Coolant going everywhere. changed the plastic thermostat neck, changed the water pump. Still coolant going everywhere. Took the timing chain cover off to reseal and discovered that the chamber inside the motor mount that is bolted thru the timing chain cover has a hole in the top for ventilation I guess. Well over the years it sealed ...


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Judging by the quality of repair it looks like an failed attempt of an DIY fix. Generally leakages in tanks are fixed by welding, which requires the tank to be drained completely. Epoxy or putty to cover up fuel tank damages is fairly an amateur and dangerous attempt.


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If you have no air in the system, and if your master cylinder is functioning properly, there is a possibility that the parking brakes are misadjusted or not functioning properly causing too much brake pedal movement before shoes make sufficient contact with the drums.


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This should be sealed with the appropriate sealant. I edited this answer. This cover is for fuel tank access. If it leaks and is severe enough it could potentially allow fumes from a leaking fuel tank or a leaking exhaust system.


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If it was sealed when you opened it up you should seal it when you close it. Automotive manufacturers don't ad unnecessary steps or materials to their car building processes, so I'd trust their judgment. You want to clean the old sealant off of the cover and rim, then apply a bead of fuel resistant automotive silicone sealant like Hylomar Blue or Loctite ...


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It's perfectly fine if you leave the cover as is with slightly imperfect sealing. Even if some water would get to it again (which is not an ordinary event itself) the only bad thing it could potentially do is falling through the seal and getting into the fuel pump electrical connection causing it to rust over time. But this scenario is highly unlikely. There'...


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It is none of the above . Between fire wall and engine there is a hose 5/8 it's called by pass hose it's in tight place takes time to replace we have done it.


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