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'86 4kcs Q w/ BAD Coolant leak-Water Pump?

In message <> Chad Frederick writes:

> -Leaking Water Pump or Cooling System Joints-This apears to be the problem,
> the coolent leaks like a siv.  Is this the characteristics of a leaking/bad
> water pump? I you have had a leaking water pump does leak in large
> quantities like this?
> -Oh another note, when I top off the radiator water the thermostate light
> does not flash for some reason, but when I drive it for about 8-12 minutes
> it begins to flash and their is significant coolent loss(a trail of H20
> following me.)

Your water pump has reached the point where it could quite literally
let go completely at any moment.  I hope you have a roadside rescue

 Phil Payne
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