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Q: Car leaking and overheating

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The car is leaking antifreeze and started to overheat. I am sure it is radiator related.

If your radiator is leaking, it will cause your car to eventually overheat. If left for too long, major engine damage could occur. I recommend making an appointment with a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic.

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