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There is green fluid spraying from the top of my radiator causing my engine to smoke. No overheating alarms are going off.

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Sounds like you have a pinhole in the radiator... it will take a long time to set the warning lights off with a pinhole but will make a mess and get worse ...i would say fix it before it becomes a big hole

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