Safe.. kind of. But you run the risk of overheating the engine & damaging head gaskets, cracking heads/blocks, as well as damaging springs due to the heat. You can also cause the radiator to fail. I Would Have This Fixed As Soon As I Could. The Shaft Can Break On The Pump, Or Lock Up. Causing Damage To Your Belt And Leaving You Broken Down.
Not for very long.
Check the water pump drive shaft. If water is leaking from the hole beneath the drive, it's definitely a bad water pump seal and you can't repair them.
Carry more water or fix it!
The water pump on the 2000 olds Alero is located on the passenger side where the drive belts are. Water leaking from the water pump entails replacement.
The way you stop your water pump from leaking on a Ford Transit Lorry depends on why it is leaking. The most common fix is to replace the gasket on the water pump.
Replace water pump.
Time to replace the pump.
Usually a leaking hose into or out of the water pump (depending on its location), or the water pump gasket.
Water leaking from the seal
The seals in the pump are leaking and the pump needs to be replaced.
You replace it.
if you have a leaking water pump gasket i thing bay a new one is better
is the vehicle over heating?changed the thermostat? or water pump may be gone,is it leaking by the pump?
Water pump shaft loose? Water pump leaking? Water circulating in coolant system?
It is important to know the signs of a broken part in a car. Signs on a broken water pump would be water leaking from the car, a loose pulley belt and the thermostat warning light comes on.
If it's leaking under the front of the water pump, it's probably the water pump.
A leaking water pump means the pump needs replacing or the gasket is leaking. Either way the pump must be removed. Now if the hoses going to the pump are leaking, they either need tightening or replacing. So it depends on exactly where the leak is.
if it is not making any noise,or leaking from bottom of pump. Releif hole is on bottom of pump,if leaking replace pump.
if the water pump is noisy or it is leaking coolant out the relief hole on bottom of pump.
Shold be a weep hole underneath stem of water pump. If it's leaking water it needs to be replaced. You will be able to tell.
By bore do you mean weep hole? If so, the seal is leaking. Replace the pump.
Typically when it is leaking.
Yes, antifreeze can leak from a water pump gasket.