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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 Question: Leaking anti freeze near water pump.

 

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Visitor, 5.7L V8, Riverside, RI, December 11, 2010, 08:09

Appear to be leaking anti freeze near water pump. Most noticeable when i fill the overflow to the proper level. The next day a puddle appears on the ground. It stops for awhile then shows up again out of the blue. Any help will be appreciated.

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    DaveJHM December 11, 2010, 14:23
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    Have a pressure test performed on the cooling system. It will expose any leaks pretty clearly. If needed, dye can be added to the coolant to pin point a leak's source.

    Good luck!

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    Visitor, January 29, 2011, 21:30

    It's definetly your water pump going bad. It a fairly easy job
    when you get the fan clutch removal tool from Autozone.
    They loan it to you for free.

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