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Van overheating

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Greetings to all fellas.
Since my last 500+ mile trip 3 weeks ago my van has overheated a couple of times. When I checked the water level (antefreeze) I have noticed that the radiator is almost empty, and I have not even done trips greater than 40 miles a day.
When I have checked, neither the oil rod seems to have water nor do I find a single leak under the car, except for this small drip on the exhaust side. What could be happening?
Thanks in advance ✌


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How did you verify? White smoke?

Intake manifold leaks are common, afaik. I changed the seals on mine 120k km ago. Nowadays I'm getting coolant smell in exhaust along with the drips from the muffler. It slowly drains the reservoirs as well. Not getting any white smoke and the mpg still reasonable, so I'm not gonna do anything about it until next year, 2024. Oh well.
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Because it overheated again and started to throw everything through the radiator (oil mixed with antifreeze). We are preparing to pay over 2500 on repair :/
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