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THE WATER HOSE ON TOP THE RADIATOR SPRUNG A LEAK LATE ONE NIGHT,I MONITORED THE TEMP GUAGE ,FILL WATER AND MADE MY WAY HOME ,REPLACED A NEW HOSE BUT IT OVER HEATS SOMETIMES,REMBER HEARING A NOISE LIKE THE WATER PUMP WAS TOUCHING THE RADIATOR FINS WHEN THE TEMP GOT UP TO THE RED ZONE.NEED HELP.

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You need to get the engine full of coolant. You have air trapped in it. Make year model engine size?????

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