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Car overheating and leaking water

The car will start with no problem, but within 5 minutes a click sounds and the car idles high and it starts leaking water under the car near the radiator

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  • perk202 Jun 01, 2009

    To co7196 it is a 1988 Acura Legend and it has a thermo fan- 2 one small one off to the side and a larger one right in front of the radiator. Yes it's over heating; water leakage is constant.

    Thanks for your response :)

  • perk202 Jun 01, 2009

    Thanks for your responses to finding the problem with my 1988 Acura

  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook May 11, 2010

    The clicking? I don't know, but is it overheating?

  • sthn_truck_a May 11, 2010

    what type of car is it does it have a thermo fan (electirc ) or belt driven fan

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    When starting the car it has a clicking sound but it starts. Could it be the started going bad?



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This leaking is either from the radiator or the water pump , to check the water pump grab the polly and rock it back and forth there should be no movment if its moved then you should replace the water pump and also you could hear a noise coming from the pump

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