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Can a leaking radiator hose cause your car to have trouble accelerating?

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2015-07-14 16:08:07
2015-07-14 16:08:07

Not unless the leaky hose is causing your engine to overheat, or caused it to overheat and a blown head gasket or warped head was the result. If either of those things happened then coolant getting into the combustion chamber wont burn and will come out the back as white smoke.

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