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Water pump what are signs that my water pump went out

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Noise or leaking coolant or both.

Posted on Jul 09, 2013

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    Catfish Feb 10, 2014

    If your water pump is going bad or is bad, it will make a squeeling noise whent he vehicle is running. It sounds like a chirping bird and is very annoying. Also, there is a spot on the bottom of the water pump that is designed to leak when it is going bad. You will notice that after you shut off your vehicle that it will begin to leak under your car. You will not notice it right away, but if you check after an hour or so, it will be there. Now, sometimes it may take more than an hour. I would find that my water pump leaked when I went out the next morning. On a side note, if you do not have enough coolant in your vehicle, it may not leak, and could of course cause other problems if you do not have enough coolant to keep the engine cool.

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