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I poured coolant into the radiator and it just leaked out onto the street. What are the potential problems?

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Most likely it is just a busted lower radiator hose and $10 would fix it, but could certainly be more serious. Have someone watch for where it comes out when you pour it in if you want a better repair estimate.

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