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Water pump leaking.

My 1995 ford escort is leaking water mid engine, was told it was the water pump, it slowly drips, but when i have had the car out a while it suddenly leaks badly, i have to top up the water tank daily now! please help! thanks.

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  • billy Jun 01, 2009

    reference the water pump, once it starts to leak is it repairable or does it need replaced? many thanks!

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    The water pump has a flexible "seal" around the shaft -- it is possible that after running the engine for a while, and pressure builds, the seal leaks more. This sounds like what is happening here.



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This leak is not repairable. The pump needs replacing.

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    You may not realize this but, you gave me a "thanks for trying" rating, meaning I totally missed the mark. This rating system is confusing, I realize, but if you think my answer was incorrect could you explain why, for my edification.





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