WOULD A BAD WATER PUMP BUILD UP PRESSURE AND CAUSE THE RADIATOR TO CRACK AT A SEAM? ITS A 2001 KIA SPORTAGE

  • Tiny
  • elvinlatham
  • 2001 Kia Sportage
  • 175,000 miles

Car was driven with water pump squealing, finally overheating, the water pump is undoubtedly shot and the radiator has developed a 4 inch split in the seam, do you think that split in the radiator can be welded or will a new radiator be required?

Saturday, December 17th, 2011 AT 5:33 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Get a new radiator

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Saturday, December 17th, 2011 AT 5:47 PM

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