Q: Can a bad water pump . make the water drain from the radiator into my exhaust? 1995 Ford Explorer

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my ford explorer keeps over heating and the water from the my radiator keeps being empty and draining into the exust

Hello - no, a bad water pump will not pump water into your exhaust - at least not directly. A bad water pump can easily cause overheating, which unfortunately can cause a blown head gasket, or cracked cylinder head or block, and those failures can cause coolant to exit the car via the exhaust system. I recommend an overheating inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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