Will bad water pump make car run hot?

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Can a bad water pump cause your car to stall?

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.

Can you still drive your car if the water pump is bad?

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.

Woul your car leak anti-freeze if your water pump is bad?

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.

If water is evaporating when car over heating is wate pump bad?

yes the water pump would be bad if its evaporating the water very quick.

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Does the car water pump make the car stop working?

no but if you try to run the car with the water pump out you could overheat your engine

Can a car water pump be bad and not leak?

Yes, the internal parts of the pump can rust, and effect water circulation.

How do you know if you have a bad water pump in your car?

what if my top radiator hose is very hot and the bottom hose is cold,would that be a bad water pump?

What will cause the water to not flow freely and the car overheat?

A bad thermostat, or in rare cases, a bad water pump.

What can cause a car to pour antifreeze out of automobile?

bad water pump

Will a car run if the water pump is bad?

Only until it overheats.

What are the symptoms of a bad auto water pump?

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.