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Water leaking from bottom of 1800is engine, prior to this heating system was blowing hot and could not be regulated

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Hi there,Your cooling system has a leakage that is causing your engine to overheat. Your top cylinder gasket is most likely burnt out by now. You need to get the top cylinder gasket changed after the leakage point in the vehicle is fixed/changed.
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