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Coolant leankin in pump area

There is coolant leakin from my vw golf engine and its leakin from the pump area how do i get to that area without breaking any other pipes and how do i fix it ???

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Using a small mirror (available at parts stores w/ a nice long handle, not expensive either) check to see if the leak is from a small 'weep' hole under the pump, at the center. If this is where the leak is, it is a sign that your water pump is on the way out, and should be replaced. This leak will get worse as time goes on, so keep an eye on the coolant level, as it may go down quickly. Let me know what u find.

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