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Leak of anti freeze around the bottom of the serpentine

Customer Question

leak of anti freeze around the bottom of the serpentine belt/pulley area but i can't see where?
JA: How old are the hoses? And have you tested the actual mix of your coolant?
Customer: i really don't know, i bought this vehicle about a month ago
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?
Customer: 2006 dodge sprinter 2500
JA: Are you fixing your Sprinter yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'm trying to fix it myself because i know it would probably be costly....but i can't seem to locate the leak
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: nope ..thanks
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 8 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** is caused by a leaking water pump, the water pump has a weep hole in it, and its there to alert you that the seal is bad, before the water damages the bearing, are planning on fixing this your self?

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