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Why would there be gases in the cooling system of a car?

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It usually means that there is a faulty head gasket, but it can also indicate a particular kind of leak in the water pump.

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If there is no cooling system, the engin will overheat.

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drain the whole cooling system and refill it. You will never know if you don't give details of your car!

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