Q: Will not hold coolant - 2002 BMW

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Will not hold coolant leaks out

My car has 110000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - hopefully, this coolant leak was not a sudden water pump or hose failure. Those failures are easier to identify, but often have more drastic repair consequences. Slower leaks - hoses, radiator end tank separation, head gasket failures (white smoke exhaust, smells sweet) are tougher. I recommend a coolant leak inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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