Coolant leaking from side of engine 2004 jetta On the side of my engine there is a thing that the hoses and some kind of sensors connect to, it has a crack in it and coolant is leaking from it ,it feels like metal not plastic. what is it?

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27 Jun, 2012

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On the driver side Of the engine there is a plastic housing that houses the coolant temperature sensor and a couple of hoses go to it. This housing I a common failure item on VWs. It leaks on to the transmission and is a cause of overheating.
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