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Q: Coolant leak in a 2002 Cadillac Escalade

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I have a coolant leak.

The most common coolant leak other owners have had is the water pump leaking. The typical repair is water pump and thermostat replacement. I recommend having a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your coolant leak, which may involve running a pressure test on your cooling system, and suggest the most appropriate repairs.

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