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I have a 1999 Kia Credos, water keeps pouring out the Overflow once the car warms up, eventually the car over heats.

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Make sure that your water to antifreeze ratio is at the proper mix.
there might also be a problem with your thermostat and /or your water pump could be bad and not circulating your coolant properly. check these items and if they are working, then look at your radiator and see if it could have debris inside the channels that are keeping the coolant from cooling properly. you might also need to flush the cooling system.
but check the thermostat first -- and make sure that your water pump belt is at the proper tension.

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