what causes a water pump to leak

Asked by Jun 14, 2012 at 05:13 PM about the 2005 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The bearing wears out and the coolant leaks through the weep hole in the casing. Another spot is the gasket that surrounding the pump and stud, can get old and dry rot and leak.

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Tom nailed the answer.I was going to say the same thing he beat me by half a minute

wear and tear.

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