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Lost my water pump I think?

Drove to a friends house about twenty miles yesterday to find a large puddle of coolant on the driveway. Looked for leaks around radiator and hoses but looks like it must be coming from the water pump somewhere. Any suggestions?


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Theres a weep hole on the pump that starts to leak, i bet its been leaking a bit for awhile and now it decided to go bye bye.. anyway how many miles? they love to go out around 150k-160k or so..
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Your water pump is on its way out. Replace it.

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New water pump is going in Thursday. The truck has 158,000 miles - probably due.


1997 F250 XLT 7.3 ENGINE

Extra Cab Longbed
285/75/16 BFG Tires
Standard Transmission
Heavy Duty Clutch
ATS Turbo, Intercooler
4" Straight Exhaust
K&N Air Filter
Superchips Programmer on Tow safe
Pillar Gauge Pod with AutoMeter Boost, Exhaust Temp
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