Car running hot put water in radiator it run on ground what is going on?

Asked by Guru6G7NL Apr 11, 2020 at 11:23 AM about the 2006 Kia Optima

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IF the water you added immediately ran onto the ground you've got a pretty large leak. Driving when low on coolant will cause overheating and driving with an overheatied engine can destroy it. Stop driving it and have it towed to a shop immediately. Damage from an overheated engine can easily cost $2,000 or more.

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