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Radiator or water pump

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I have a leak in what I think is the water pump. I have done so many flushes that o think so e of the stuff that was coming out was that stop leak stuff and now she leaks crazy. I fill it with water and at a certain point it starts pouring outta the bottom just behind the radiator. She never over heats but after I get to where I'm going and turn her off water streams out from under her flowing beneath the driver door side. Now suddenly it's not really heading out that way but traveling all the way down the frame and showing up dripping from the back bumper on the driver side. I don't know what to do and this is my only vehicle and the mechanics where I live take about a month to do anything plus they're closed weekends. Wondering if I should get some of that leak stop or if how much comes out tells me it's a big leak but like I said she never overheats. Thank you in advance. I love this site! Everyone is always so helpful
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You had a coolant leak issue before no? Only advice I would offer is if your van has the monstrous fan shroud mine has, I'd remove it so you can actually see something. When I was doing ongoing work, I kept mine removed for months so I could monitor a leak repair on my PS pump. You''ll probably need to tie off the air filter assembly to keep it form hitting the fan. Point is, you need to put eyes on where the actual leak is coming from and removing the shroud will greatly improve visibility. JMO.
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