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How to new when my water pump is not movihg water.

No water movement in radiator

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You won't know if the water is moving unless you removed the thermostat, the thermostat will remain closed till the car heats up and then water will flow through your raditor.
Water pumps always spin! Unless you belt has come off it will be spinning, What happens to water pumps is they will end up with a bad bearing and will get hot. There is a small hole in the bottom by the bearing that will eventually let the water leak out to keep that bearing from melting and seizing up. If you are not hearing any grinding noises or squealing or water leaking your pump is fine.

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