Added a jug of 50/50 coolant & later found out it takes g05 coolant.
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: Why do I have a puddle building under my water pump but my guages all read norma
Answer #1tdtoolbox March 29, 2013, 17:39Journeyman
water pump might be going bad do a preasure test it will pin point the leak
Answer #2robertgrove from WeGo2U Mobile Mechanic, April 01, 2013, 21:11Technician
If the puddle under the water pump is coolant the gauges will read normal until the coolant level gets low enough to cause overheating or a low coolant indicator (not all vehicles have this) to come on.
I agree with the previous answer, pressure test it, make sure to look at any hoses near the pump. If you are not sure where the coolant is coming from have it check by a shop.
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Replyputtyslifted1500, April 02, 2013, 02:42Rookie
Put a new water pump on. All is fine now. Thanks.