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Everytime I put coolant into the car it leaks out of the bottom and I cannot tell where from.

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This is all to common on cars of this age, if you are going to keep the car i strongly suggest buying a new radiator, whatever you do dont use products to plug holes in the radiator that you actually pour in the radiator

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You have a bad hose or lose connection. By driving the car it will only get worse from the internal pressure. Putting water into it from a cooler is OK as long as you do it slowly and with the engine running. Take your car to a mechanic you trust and have them diagnose the problem then go elsewhere for a second opion. If the diagnosis is the same then find someone cheap and realiable to repair.
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