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Car leaking water and antifreeze from underneath, car leaked

Customer Question

car leaking water and antifreeze from underneath, car leaked anti freeze ut but did not run hot refilled reservoir car started, however cannot find leakage
JA: What part of the car is the leak coming from? And are you sure it's water?
Customer: yes water
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2011 Dodge nitro
JA: Are you fixing your Nitro yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes and I only tried to find leak underneath, strong stream
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: yes water pump was replaced less than 2 yrs, car began to rattle before stop, however I drove 19 miles to get home, did not run hot
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

Hi Im David, thank you for visiting the site. Please allow me a few minutes to review your question.

Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

is it water or antifreeze?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
water
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

so the reservoir is full and you aren't leaking antifreeze?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no it was empty and I refilled it with water when I began to look at the car i do not want to keep charging
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
This is my daughter car and I am just trying to help
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

you dont want to keep charging what?

Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

have the coolant system pressure tested and find out exactly where the leak is

Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

hows it going?