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Hi there, water leaks continously through the small hole under the oil pan. I went ahead and removed the oil pan cover to check. I believe the hole is directly under the drain pipe for water but, I don't think that its function is to continously drain down all my water which causes over heating. Its not normal. so, I think there is a problem here. What do you see could be the problem ?

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It is called a telltale hole to warn there is a problem with the water pump seal

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