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It overheated, smoking and water pouring

It overheated, smoking and water pouring underneath. When I checked the radiator, it wasnt hot, but the manifold was? Is my radiator not circulating or what?

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The thermostat may be blocked , or the radiator blocked.fit a new thermostat first, drain and flush the system and fill with new coolant, if it does it again recondition the radiator

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If water poured out you probably busted a hose or radiator sprung a leak. Sounds like that and a bad thermostat or water pump went out.

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