Re: Mysterious Radiator Leak!
My 96 Bronco leaked the same way @ 52k miles a few weeks ago.
I ended up with a new Modine rad from Car Parts.
it had plastic type end caps too, but seems is the consensus among most local rad shops and even the ford dealer...
Manufacturer: MODINE * Prices are quoted in U.S Currency.
Description glossary Part Number List Price Your Price Core Price Qty Add to Cart
RADIATOR, W/AT; W/HDC 2183 .. $168.40
RADIATOR, W/AT, W/O HDC 2186 $179.81
RADIATOR, W/MT W/O HDC 896 ...$183.74
dealer wanted ~ $300.00 plus coolant, hoses, clamps, etc
local rad/air cond shop wanted $220.00 with coolant...
one dude once said he used pvc pipe. cut in half...lenth-wise and patched it..but, ......
btw, again..our 999 contour blew the caps at ony 22k miles.