Q: Q: Car leaks coolant

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I have a coolant leak.

If you have a coolant leak, I would address it as soon as possible. A leak in the cooling system can cause the vehicle to overheat, which can cause serious engine damage. I would recommend having the vehicle’s cooling system pressure tested by a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic. They will be able to determine the exact location and severity of the leak.

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