A bad water pump can cause your car to stall if the bearing has failed or it is causing overheating. A seized bearing will put excessive strain on the engine and stall it out.
You can not, and should not drive a car that has a bad water pump. The water pump pumps coolant through the engine. You engine will overheat and die without a functioning water pump.
yes and no, if the water pump seals are bad antifreeze will leak from the weep hole on the water pump, but it is possible for the pump to go bad and not leak at all.
yes the water pump would be bad if its evaporating the water very quick.
no but if you try to run the car with the water pump out you could overheat your engine
Yes, the internal parts of the pump can rust, and effect water circulation.
what if my top radiator hose is very hot and the bottom hose is cold,would that be a bad water pump?
A bad thermostat, or in rare cases, a bad water pump.
bad water pump
Only until it overheats.
It is important to know the symptoms of when a car part goes bad. The symptoms of a bad auto water pump are overheating, weeping, and grinding gears.