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Water pump leaking,,, any solutions

Waterpump seems to be leaking from top of a star bolt. Looking from the bottom, the leakage is to the NW or left top of the oil filter.

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    Upon further research, found out water pump needs to be replaced. When you pour coolant through the radiator, coolant will empty out almost immediately . Do not waste any more time on looking for leaks in various hoses. There is a small exhaust about 1/4" DIA on top of a rubber gasket in the water pump. If you do end up changing the water pump, it is almost mandatory that you get your timing belt replaced at the same time. The mechanic does not have to do any additional work to get the timing belt put on and the best quote that I have seen on this site is somewhere in the neighborhood of $450.00 to $600.00. Timing belt costs about $30.00.

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I agree entirely with the posted answer. The timing belt MUST be replaced every 120,000 km or 75,000 miles. The water pump should ALWAYS be replaced at the same time and you will never run into this problem.

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