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Overheating, cutting off, leaking water 2005 dodge grand caravan

Ok, I have to fill my radiator up everytime I crank my van(leak somewhere) my hubby put in a new thermostat, it starts knocking and sputtering loosing power, over heats then cuts off. I let it sit for 20 mins and it will finally start back up. It only over heats when I am going up a hill or tack it up. My husband thinks it's the water pump, but how would that make my van cut off and knock?

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Check your coolant fan for proper operation.

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Sounds like a blocked radiator is the knocking the water inside the engine boiling? Did you use water or antifreeze. Water boils faster and at a lower temp

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