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Is it the water pump

Car was running fine at first was driving home from work on the freeway, and the car started acting like ti was running out of gas, which i know it wasnt because it was full, then i saw a big puff of smoke. stopped the car at a gas station and called someone to help. at first they thought it was because the car was bout a quart over full, drained a quart drove the car about 4 miles took it on the highway for about one, and up hill and everything, seemed fine, later i had to go somewhere and had to take the free way, as i was on the freeway the car started to over heat called the person, noticed that the radiator was empty although i filled it yesterday, as we were putting water in, we noticed a steady stream of water coming out from somewhere above the oil pan. we dont know where, but we think its the water pump..can anyone help

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  • krampjennie Jun 21, 2009

    i was watching the temp gauge and saw it slowly going up, as soon as it got close i stopped the car turned it off and called him, he brought water just in case, and filled it up, i drove it home, and it ran fine it didnt overheat and was still leaking water when we got home. yes it is on the passenger side. just behind the tire. the head gasket hasnt blown yet. we are gong to get it fixed soon, thank you



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Look to see if it is coming from passenger side,I have the exact same car I personally drive and similar thing happened to mine a couple years ago and it was waterpump but if you overheated it and drove it you may have a blown head gasket.Make sure your oil has not turned to chocolate milk. thats sort of what it looks like

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