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If it is in the winter make sure the radiator is full of water with antifreeze before starting the car. If this leak is not too severe it should be ok to drive a couple of miles to a mechanic.

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Q: Is it okay to drive a car to an auto shop less than 2 miles away when your car has been leaking coolant?
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