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Water leaking right by the water pump. does pump just go bad or is there another reason why it would just start leaking?

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Shaft seals on the pump do go bad. Just replaced one myself. The gasket for the pump housing itself may be leaking. You have to look real hard to tell which is leaking. If you replace the pump, you'll kill both birds with one stone since you need to use a new gasket anyhow.

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