Q: Car leaking water and overheating

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My car is leaking water and running hot.

Chances are you have a water pump that is failing. After about 150,000 miles, the water pump seal will start to fail allowing water to leak out of the front of the pump. When the pump starts to leak there will be no pressure in the radiator causing the coolant to boil and overheat. I would recommend having a technician from YourMechanic come out and inspect the leak and replace the water pump if needed.

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