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When i turn off my car tonight i heard a noise (like the sound of boiling water) coming from under the hood, and there is some liquid(may be water but a bit black) dropping from under the engin, is there something wrong with my car?

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Check the radiator hoses and the water pump for leaks. The water pump has a vent or "weep" hole. If coolant is seen coming from the hole, it indicates a bad water pump. A bad thermostat or inoperable engine cooling fan could also be a cause, but further investigation is needed to determine a specific cause. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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Usually not a problem. if you can hear it in the dash where the heater is, then there may be air in the system and needs to be burped

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