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Old 05-05-2017, 10:58 PM
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Something leaking!! Help!

I think it's the water pump but I'm not sure


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Old 05-07-2017, 07:43 PM
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Sorry. But can't see anything in photo. Where is the leak?
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Old 05-08-2017, 08:58 PM
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Sorry. But can't see anything in photo. Where is the leak?


I think it's from the middle because it gets on belt and goes everywhere


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Old 05-08-2017, 09:08 PM
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I think it's from the middle because it gets on belt and goes everywhere


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It's really hard to tell from the photo. I mean it looks normal to me. Is it oil or coolant? That is about all it could be right? Maybe valve cover gasket? I know with older Hondas that is very common.
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Old 05-08-2017, 11:44 PM
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It's really hard to tell from the photo. I mean it looks normal to me. Is it oil or coolant? That is about all it could be right? Maybe valve cover gasket? I know with older Hondas that is very common.


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Old 05-09-2017, 05:41 AM
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Time to replace cooling system. Do the water pump, all hoses, and exp tank at minimum.
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