holes in above ground pool wall

Hi,
I have inherited an Esther Williams above ground pool. It is around 10-12 years old. Everything on the pool was in great shape except for the bottom tracks (I ordered new ones) and I recently noticed dozens of pinhead sized holes near the bottom 6 inches of the aluminum wall. The previous owner had dirt up against the wall. I cannot afford to replace the wall. What would be the best way to approach repairing this?
Thanks, Mark
Here is a link to a picture of the holes in the wall:
http://www.patmedia.net/marklevinson/plans/poolwall.html
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On Fri, 20 Jul 2007 08:42:04 -0700, marklevinson1

Strange.
A permanent fix that seals water tight is to wire brush the holes and patch with radiator leak epoxy - picked up at any auto parts store or walmart.
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What did the inside of the pool look like? I'd be concerned that the walls might be too weak to continue using.
My Esther Williams is about the same age. I had to replace the liner this year (second time). I had some minor surface flaking on the inside but nowhere near a hole. The outside is like new.
Epoxy might work as the other poster suggested.
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