Q: Coolant/antifreeze leaking

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Every time I put coolant in my car it just pours out and my car goes up to 230 on the coolant temperature I think I need a new coolant reservoir could it be something else?

My car has 999999 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

This may be due to a faulty thermostat, clogged radiator, a faulty coolant fan relay, blown head gasket, or many other potential causes. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to diagnose and repair your leaking cooling system.

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