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Water leak on floorboard and my car keeps overheating

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If the windows fog it is the heater core. if money is an issue and your climate does not require a heater, you can remove the inlet and outlet hoses and connect them together , thereby bypassing the heater core, and be fine. It is a good temp solution until you have money to swap it out and it will get rid of that pesky antifreeze stink. good luck!!

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Your heater core is leaking.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: car overheated alot of water leaking out the

First find exactly where the water comes from.
broken hose or hole in radiator - if no leaks here then :-
broken / loose drive belt to water pump - sign is no heat to internal heater
thermostat stuck - heats up and overheats quickly. water from exits rad cap area
also check radiator cap - should be sprung to contain water under pressure, usually these are very reliable

check oil filler cap [inside of] - should be oily and grey/black If it has a covering of what looks like soft brown aireated jelly then possibly hear gasket or other internal engine leak between water & oil ways. The excess pressure from engine will force water out of rad cap area . A compression test with variable readings for between cylinders will confirm this. Hope its not this. It's expensive

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SOURCE: 2000 Buick Regal GS water leaking into passenger floorboard

Sounds like the A/C condensation drain is plugged. I hope this helps!

Posted on Jul 23, 2010

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