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Q: Overheating engine and coolant leak steam under hood

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Hey i have a 2004 pontiacvgrand prixbwhick ive bought abiut a month ran fine until yesterday when it started to overheat n leak buddybsays its the water pump when he took a look at it..can u help me plz??!!

My car has 160000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: This suggests you may have a cooling system...

This suggests you may have a cooling system problem. This can be caused by a faulty thermostat, a bad cooling fan relay, a failing water pump, a clogged radiator, or potentially even a blown head gasket. If you need help with pinpointing the issue, I would recommend having a certified expert, such as from YourMechanic, come to your home to diagnose your overheating issue firsthand.

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