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Q: Antifreeze keep running out and overheating now

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Antifreeze was running out I try to put more in the radiator but it keep running and it's overheating

My car has 250000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello there, you have a few problems with y...

Hello there, you have a few problems with your 2007 Nissan Altima. If coolant ran out after it was put in there is a leak somewhere in the system. The most common places for a leak are the radiator, coolant hoses, thermostat, water pump, or coolant reservoir. The engine is overheating from the coolant leak and should not be driven until the fault is resolved. A qualified Technician such as one from YourMechanic will be able to diagnose your cooling system leak and make any repairs required to resolve the issue.

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