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Old 04-22-2013, 02:51 PM   #8
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I would check the water pump... Mine was making a rather interesting sound like that, turned out that one of the bolts on the pump pulley had worked it's self lose somehow... I imagine it was because I put to much anti-seize on it... Could be the water pump all together, I believe they are prone to failure on these cars???
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