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I have a ford focus se 2002

I have a ford focus se 2002 not a svt.......the leak drips straight down, I just looked for the raditaor cap, there doesnt seem to be one, I read about how important it is to keep the radiator cool, (yes Im a woman) I just had the upper radiator hose replaced because it blew, I have looked for leaks around the resouvior and cant seem to locate any, I havent driven my car since I noticed the resovoir wont hold water or antifreeze, I checked the oil its okay, I checked the engine oil, its ok, can it be another hose or is it a small hole in the resovoir?

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No it sounds like your water pump bearing has worn causing the leak.Change the water pump.

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P.S. A rating would be appreciated please !

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