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My 1982 ford f150 is leaking from the water pump over flow why and what to do to stop this. the fluid is also a brown color.

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The water pump does not have an over flow. If the water is running from the bottom side of the water pump it called the "weep hole" if water comes out of the weep hole you must replace the water pump ASAP
If water is leaking from the coolant over flow tank thats another thing. The water is brown from rust in the system telling me that you have not flushed the system in while, you should do that also

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If you are referring to the weep hole in the bushing that the shaft comes through, this is the primary failure mode for water pumps. Once the packing comes loose in the bushing, the pump must be replaced. If this is not what you were talking about, please reply.

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

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