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Symptoms of a Failing Water Pump in Your Car

Symptoms of a Failing Water Pump in Your Car

Your car's water pump is an essential part of the engine. It draws in coolant and sends it to the radiator, where it must be boiled off as quickly as possible to prevent your vehicle from overheating. If you suspect a water pump problem, take your car to a mechanic immediately. Symptoms of a Failing Water Pump Leaky Coolant There are several gaskets on the water pump, and these might become harmed or worn out over time. Under the car in this scenario, coolant might seep out and drip. Check the water pump if you see coolant, often a green or red liquid, under the center front of your car. Heating Of the Engine A water pump's primary function throughout its lifespan is running coolant through an engine to cool it down. The engine may overheat if the water pump cannot do this. Engine overheating should not be resolved, regardless of its origin. Burnt pistons, broken cylinder heads, and damaged head gaskets are just a few issues that can be brought on by heat. Harmonic, High-P ... read more

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