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Water problem water is coming from a small hole type cavaty near the sump plug can anybody help

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That is most likely your weep hole and it means your water pump seal is leaking. You should rebuild the pump at a time that is convenient to you rather than have the pump quit on you while you are riding some day. I have had a tiny leak for years, but sometimes they go fast.

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