Q: Coolant leak

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I have a coolant leak and think I may need a new radiator.

Hello. You will probably need a mechanic to perform an inspection on the cooling system. The mechanic can pressurize the cooling system with the car cold and locate the leak. There are multiple places for a leak to happen, such as a hose, fitting, and the engine front cover. It is possible that after the repair of one leak, another may be found.

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