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Not sure but I think the thermostat housing is cracked. Car has 39000 miles. I am the original owner. Is this a common issue? Anybody replaced theirs if so. Where is it located and how difficult replacing it.
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Why do you think the thermostat housing is cracked without knowing where it is?

I'd do a really good inspection of the entire engine bay and I'd start passenger side about where the water pump is for starters.

If you have a black light that helps a ton to find coolant
it was the water pump. $600.00 done in one day
 

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you did the timing belt and accessories at the same time, right?

RIGHT?
no did not do T-belt. just the water pump. We pressure tested it. Saw the coolant leak from weep hole. Car just turned 39000 miles. It’s my wife’s driver. She only drives it to Church on Sunday. No really only to church on Sunday. She had a brain tumor. After the surgery the sat for four years. It is in mint condition. I replaced the the tires as they were original. We have three cars and a dodge diesel. I drive all of the others. We only put 700 miles on the car last year. It will be fifteen years before it has 50000 on it. By then will sell it as she probably won’t be driving much longer. Or sell it and get an all electric SUV.
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it would have cost ~$100 more and maybe 5 mins longer to not have the valves come thru the pistons when the TB breaks
I’ll sell it to you for 18,000.00 I guarantee it is in mint condition. Has factory Nav and blind spot alert. I have the owner’s manual and window sticker. Was purchased new on Xmas eve 2014. The DEF tank and heater was replaced under warranty an 25,000 miles. Have title in hand. Paid for it in cash when it was two years old. Then you can replace the Timing belt. I give you a new with the car. I work at an auto parts store. Cost me $25.00 for a Gates
 

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I asked and was told it didn’t need it. So we left it alone. They also said they didn’t remove the belt when they did the water pump. Every thing I’ve read said to pull the belt to do the water pump. But I wasn’t there. So IDK.
 
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