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1995 Buick LeSabre Question: grinding noise

 

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gigi2534, Jackson, MS, April 03, 2011, 17:58
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car has started making grinding noises and slight smell of steam but no actual water that i can see

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    April 05, 2011, 13:26
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    Suspect the water pump failing. Grab the water pump pulley and see if it wobbles, indicating a failed bearing, or listen closely while the engine is running, to locate the noise.
    If you want to find a specialist, here's a directory link for you:
    https://repairpal.com/directory?address=39209&car_brand_names=Buick

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