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Waterpump leaking is there anything i can put in rad.to stop waterpump from leaking

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NO the leak is a clear indication that the water pump seal or the rubber bellows has failed and any stop seal will be moved out of the way by the action of the spinning shaft. Replacing the pump is the fix required.

Posted on Jan 01, 2014

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SOURCE: Small rad leak

no rad cap..only reserve ..so yea put it in there and hope it circulates without clogging to the leak and through radiator..good luck

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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