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Q: Vehicle overheats; leaks fluid

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The vehicle overheats, and when I add fluid, it comes out on the left side of the engine where the radiator hose goes.

A: It sounds like you may have a bad radiator ...

It sounds like you may have a bad radiator hose or some corrosion built up on the pipe that the hose connects to. I would recommend having your radiator flushed, thermostat replaced, and radiator hose and clamps replaced to prevent any further problems. A technician from Your Mechanic can come out and perform these tasks at your home or office.

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