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My car was leaking water but wasn't that bad, then it started to pour the water out as soon as I put any in. It looks like it's coming from the radiator but I can't see inside the area that contains the radiator to tell. One person thought it was the water pump but it looks like it's coming from the radiator. My question is how do I get the radiator out in order to replace it and does this sound like the radiator?

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Make sure the engine is cold, fill the radiator with water, leave the radiator top, or header tank top off, fill the tank or radiator, and if it's the rad it will leak. I know very little about these cars, but you will probably have to remove the electric fan to allow you access to remove the rad. If it's the pump, it won't leak when cold.

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Have your freeze plugs checked these are not expensive and quite possibly your problem

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