I opened up my hood and saw that the coolant had splattered all over the alternator, belt, and fan. I would like to know the cause of this. I often smell the coolant from the inside of the car when heat is on.
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2002 Buick Century Question: Discovered coolant leaking from somewhere but don't know where?
Answer #1pushrod December 20, 2012, 14:50Master
Replace the water pump. Easy job if handy with a wrench! 3.1V6, a mechanic can do it in 30 min.or less. Have seen this so many times on that engine i know what it is!
Replyjkindred10, January 22, 2013, 19:26Rookie
Thanks it was my water pump. I was for certain it was going to be my intake manifold gasket.
Replypushrod, January 22, 2013, 22:07Master
Thanks for the reply!
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