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Water reserve for water pump keeps emptying out after I drive for a little while

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Check hoses & clamps that connect to it. Look for cracks in plastic. If all these ok then you have to have system pressure checked.

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

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will pepper swtop a radiator leak
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