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Mitsibishi Eclipse Is leaking lots of water into car, and then the radiater is low., and car overheats. where is the leak at.

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It's likely the heater core is bad.

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There is a slow leak and the radiator is low on fluid

Let the vehicle cool down completely and then check the level in the radiator. I bet its pretty low. Top off the radiator with a 50/50 mix of coolant and water. start the vehicle and let it warm up with out the radiator cap on. Keep adding fluid as necessary. While waiting for it to warm up check around for any abvious coolant leaks. Things like hoses, radiator seams, water pump, water inlet/outlet gaskets. If no leaks are found it may be necessary to pressure test the cooling system and even then it might be a slow leak that only occurs when the vehicle is cold.

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Where abouts is it leaking from?

Could be either the radiator, water pump, or a number of pipes, maybe the thermostat housing. please get back to me let me know what part of the engine it is coming from

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