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My 1997 jeep is leaking anti freeze. when I pour it into the radiator
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My 1997 jeep is leaking anti freeze. when I pour it into the radiator
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I have a 1992 Mitsubishi Diamante LS that has a radiator leak. I tried some Bar's Leak by pouring into the radiator to stop the leak. It held for a few days but now I see puddle each day under the engine that is anti freeze fluid. I do not think it is a hose. Can I get any recommendations for repair in the Charlotte NC area zip code 28104? Or suggestions on other remedies?
Hi\015\012\015\012It sounds like the water pump is leaking, as its from under the engine, get this checked out asap as if the water pump seizes up it could snap the belt and ruin the engine.\015\012\015\012New water pump cost ... Mitsubishi Diamante
My water pump siezed up and died on me and the fan spun right off and into my radiator. I replaced the radiater and pump. When I started my jeep up there seemed to be no problems. When the engine finally warmed up anti-freeze started to leak out. We thought it was from a little spillage from filling the resevoir. I got it home and it was leaking more. I thought it was leaking out from the little 4 inch hose from the pump to the engine so I replaced that. On my way to work today it started to ove
Told ya!!! Seek and ye shall find... ... 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Anti-freeze is leaking from the right side of my car towards the front right tire. It's not leaking from the radiator. I have to constantly refill the refill container that holds the extra anti-freeze.
Cheap fix first: inspect the line connecting the overflow jar to the radiator. Inspect the overflow jar for cracks. Does it leak while it's parked? Sight down to the puddle from under the hood, It should show you where it's coming from. That's a nine ... 2000 Mitsubishi Galant
Water and radiator fluid pouring out under front of vehicle but it doesnt show it is overheating? the radiator is new three months old, the freeze plugs are all new same time as radiator, the theramostat is only a year old and its not leaking from the water pump cuz i can see where the water is coming from and the water pump isnt in that spot also it isnt old either its new does anybody have an suggestions what could be leaking all my fluids out my truck and not causing it to overheat?
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I have a 2005 dodge caravan with a 3.3 engine i have filled the radiator full let vehicle idle for 1 hour checked rad level and it has dropped.no leaks nor over heating problems where is the anti freeze going.oil is clear of water,exhaust does not smell of anti freeze????
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I have a very small radiator leak ,I check anti freeze everyday it is holding well.but I noticed sum dripping wen I park . Will that radiator stop leak work??
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I changed the lower raditor hose. Standard remove and replace. No problem. Replaced water and 1 gallon of anti-freeze. Let system warm up and turned on heater. No problems. Test drove and no leaks. Next morning I noticed a large amount of fluid under the jeep. Checked clamp on hose going into engine and found it was little loose. Since the clamp and hose had slip down I decided to pull the hose and make sure the clamp was ok. Here is the problem. The water and anti freeze has a funny smell. I dr
The sweet sickly smell is normal for new anti freeze.once you have run the car for a couple of miles the smell will dissipate.the white foamlike stuff is chalk/lime in the water,harmless. ... 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport
I have a 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT truck, I have been adding anti-freeze by the gallon! I haven't been able to see where it's leaking, but I smell anti-freeze near the radiator. It's driving me crazy.... where is it going???
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Radiator Have to continually add radiator fluid but no signs of a leak on the pavement. My radiator light comes within an hour of adding water and anti-freeze. I changed the radiator fluid two weeks ago and there was brown sludge in the fluid. Since changing the radiator fluid, I continue to loose fluid even more so now. I just purchased the car a few months ago and wonder if this was not a temporary sealant added to the radiator fluid, which would make sense. How do I make sure it is the r
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If you pour Antifreeze into the radiator it comes right back out and now car wont start. the leak is coming from bottom of engine near oil pan and i was told it was a freeze plug.rnrnIf it is the freeze plug will it cause it not to crank because there is not enough pressure because the freeze plug is bad or gone?
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If you pour Antifreeze into the radiator it comes right back out and now car wont start. the leak is coming from bottom of engine near oil pan and i was told it was a freeze plug. If it is the freeze plug will it cause it not to crank because there is not enough pressure because the freeze plug is bad or gone?
As far as I know losing the freeze plug should not stop the engine cranking, unless you have run it without coolant and it has overheated so much that the engine has seized.(I am assuming that by cranking you mean turning the engine over) It is also ... 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix
I have a severe anti- freeze leak on my '94 Cavalier. The car was running hot for a few days then the temp gauge redlined. That's when I noticed the leak. I just replaced the thermostat and tightened the hose clams on the radiator. After a test run, I noticed fluid streaming from under the engine favoring the drivers side. I don't have a jack to check under the car to see where it is leaking, any guesses?
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I have a 1991 Volvo 940 Turbo with about 240K on the engine.The water pump was leaking. I drained the coolant by removing the lower radiator hose. I replaced the old water pump (for the first time) with a Hepu pump, removed old gasket material from block area, cleaned the thermostat housing of calcified corrosion, reconnected all coolant hoses, etc, and filled the reservoir with anti freeze. I started the car to check for leaks. No leaks from hoses. But during the idle process of about ten plu
Did you bleed the cooling system after you reinstalled? Chances are high that there are trapped air pockets in the system. Those systems will thump you big time for not bleeding them (sometimes repeatedly) after a water pump change. It's possible, th ... 1994 Volvo 940
This is for a 1999 automatic jeep cherokee...my engine oil dipstick was at the add level, so i added a quart. turned engine on put it in drive , checked the transmission fluid. left it running and went to get fluid came back and there was a small coolant leak... drove it around the block and nothing was wrong and leak has stopped...ALSO i filled my anti freeze to the maximum a day before.. why did it leak? is it a problem?
Yes it is a problem, you can have a waterpump that leaks as the engine runs, when the vehicle warms up coolant expands and goes to the resovoir,as you turn the engine off and the engine cools off the fluid in the resovoir reutns to the engine but her ... 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee
1996 jeep grand cherokee...new radiator and thremostat...doesnt appear to be leaking yet it was steaming after driving it for 9 miles.....with the first really cold weather i made sure it had pleanty of antifreeze...someone told me it could be apressure leak or the freeze plug
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2002 Honda Civic is overheating. Anti-freeze goes in to the overflow tank but doesn't return into the radiator. The tank keeps filling up until it overflows. Already changed the thermostat, radiator cap, and there are no leaks in the system.
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How do I know if I have to replace my radiator or my head cylinders. Every couple of days I have to add more anti-freeze in my car and it's not noticably leaking anywhere, which I know can be one of two things: head gaskets, or radiator. How do I know which?
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Hi, my name is Jon. I'm not a dummy, but I know when something is over my head. I feel that I have a clog somewhere. I have '95 Jeep Grand Cherokee overheats w/6mo. old pump&therm. installed properly by me. No heat coming out of heater. The send hose to heater is under pressure(w/coolant), but it APPEARS to be not so much the return hose. Also, when temp is @220, small squirt of coolant appears from radiator cap. Not a rich enough anti-freeze mix is likely, as the jeep belongs to my fiance'. Fee
Hi there is One thing you can do to see if the heater core is plugged or not. Take the two hose from the heater core. Remove them from the engine. The hose that has pressure, put that one in a bucket or something to collect the coolant and debris. Th ... 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee
I bought a new gas cap i had anti freeze put into radiator and coolant system. my car still failed the emission test. now my code is P0455. i keep checking gas cap twisting to hear a click sometimes i don't hear but its on tight. i don't see a service engine light pop up when i turn the car i just notice that. now i waiting to see if the car has a leak. my car has been setting for aleast 5 hours already by the time i go down to move around 3:00 it show me wheter or not their is a leak. Ms Jinks.
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I have had my radiator replaced twice because my car started running hot. Now if my car idles too long the temp will go to hot. I have added more anti-freeze to the radiator but I never see anything leaking on the ground when it is parked. Could it be something else causing it to do this. I went to auto zone and was given a printout that it could be the thermostat.
Possibly a blown head gasket. Take off the radiator cap and run the engine--are there any bubbles coming up in the coolant? Check the exhaust pipe--is it steamy or does it smell like anti-freeze? ... 2004 Hyundai Elantra
By gstrong_01 on Oct 25, 2010 on our 2002 Intrepid SXT, the "O" ring in the high pressure AC line sprung a leak where it connects at the top pass. side of radiator. (it was green so I thought it was anti-freeze, Tastes alot different) I replaced "O" ring & 22 oz of freon which contained 2 oz. oil! what should pressure readings be both in & out of cycling? Upon 3rd time bringing engine to temp where cooling fans engage,from a cold start the Leak is back, possibly no longer the "O" ring.
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My sons 1999 mercury cougar 4 cyl gets hot and blows anti freeze out of the bottom of the engine. It doesnt appear to come from the over flow hose but it doesnt leak all the time either so its not a hole in a hose. We replaced the thermostat and the radiator cap seems to have the correct pressure. Any clues what could cause it to blow the radiator fluid out from underneath?
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I HAD A SMALL LEAK FROM UPPER RADIATOR HOSE I THINK THAT'S WHAT I NEED IT WAS LEAKING ANTI FREEZE BUT IT HAS A T CONNECTOR ON IT WITH WHAT LOOK LIKE A REGULAR WATER HOSE I DIDNT KNOW WHAT HOSE TO ASK FOR AT AUTO ZONE
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