Any mechanically inclined people here? Jeep help.

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  1. Scott

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    On my way to work I could smell anti-freeze inside the vehicle and there was steam coming from my vents and a film forming on the windshield. I shut the heat off but it was still coming out a little. I assumed it was the heating core. By the time I got to work it was much worse and I got out and coolant was pissing out of this:

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    I can't find any sign of a hose or any other place where the other end would go but I'm at work and won't have the time to get under it until the morning. Any help would be appreciated.
     
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    Need a can of beep
     
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    wife trying to kill you. should probably take her out first as a precautionary measure.
     
  4. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    She could just ask me to leave.
     
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    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Is that a picture of your car? :smile:
     
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    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Is that a rubber cap that you are pointing to?
     
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    There's no money in you just leaving.
     
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    I would replace that battery, looks like it could blow up at any time.
     
  9. Scott

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    :dontknow: It looks like where a hose should be.
     
  10. Scott

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    Very low on the priority list right now.
     
  11. Scott

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    Good news. Only about 30 more stupid bullshit answers before I get one serious one. :cheer:
     
  12. Daveindiego

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    Is it threaded? Can you screw something onto it?

    Maybe it was a cap that fell off.
     
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    How old is that vehicle? :jj:
     
  14. VAsiCkBoy

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    Looks like your petcock need replacin'
     
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    Is it coming out of your firewall? Hard to tell from the photo.
     
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    How about year, make and model?:cmon:
     
  17. stripes

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    what you described is usually a blown heater hose but that cap is probably a faulty relief valve
     
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    Sounds like a heater core to me. It'll sound self-evident but are there any other hoses you see that are "out of place"?
     
  19. Scott

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    04 jeep Wrangler unlimited.
     
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    The hoses that go into and out of the firewall are up top. I believe there is a leak in the heater core. My plan was to take off one hose and close the loop bypassing the heater core. At least this would get me home albeit with no heat. But this opening at the bottom is concerning me. I'm hoping it's just a valve to dispell the coolant that leaked but it was pissing out like crazy and I want to be sure.