Q: Orange fluid leaking from radiator.

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There is an orange fluid leaking heavily around the radiator.

GM Dexcool antifreeze is orange in color, so you have a coolant leak. Performing a cooling system pressure test will pinpoint the origin of the leak. A trained professional, like one from YourMechanic, will be able to perform this test and repair your vehicle.

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