02 Intrepid leaking coolant out the weep hole next to thermostat could this be bad water pump which is in the engine or a possible cracked block The oil and coolant havent mixedalready chnged thermost?
That is a failed water pump. That hole is there for the pump to leak when its shaft seal goes bad.
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Answer . You just have to see where it is leaking. There are numberous gaskets and hoses it can be coming from. Have it preasurized and it will be easier to find..
What would be the problem if you replaced the water pump and thermostat 3 times you have enough coolant but it looks like it is leaking anti-freeze?
Answer . \nWhat other symptoms besides leaking antifreeze? Where do you see the anti-freeze leaking?
Answer . \nMore than likely, you have a blown head gasket. Do not drive this car in this condition. Serious engine damage will occur. Have it repaired ASAP. Answer . \nThe above answer is correct, but it may also be that your engine block has a crack in it. This would be much worse and again …must be repaired. (MORE)
How do you fix a coolant leak on a 91 Chevy cavalier that is not coming from the engine or the hoses or the Radiator or the weep hole from the pump.?
Answer . Though it is only meant to be a long lasting temporary measure, most car oriented stores have a powder product that you put into your radiator and it settles to plug the hole.\n. \nA better solution is to stick with liquid and with a known brand.\n. \nhttp://www.wynns.ca/pages/english…/e_products_x-cool.html\n. \nRADIATOR STOP LEAK\nAdd to Coolant as needed or after Radiator Flush. \nLubricates water pump seals\n. \nPrevents head gasket seepage \nStops cooling system leaks\n. \nPrevents coolant loss and subsequent overheating\n. \nYellow/Orange coloured compatible with long-life coolants\n. \nGreen coloured compatible with conventional coolants\n. \n. \nProduct No. 68624 24 x 325 mL (Green conventional coolant)\nProduct No. 66110 24 x 325 mL (Orange extended life coolants)\nProduct No. 19201 24 x 325 mL (Yellow extended life coolants) (MORE)
Can a water Pump in a 1992 Sunbird Squeal really loud like the bearings are bad and not leak water out of the weep hole?
Answer . Yes, it will only leak if the seal is bad. Have you checked the drive belt? Squealing is normally a loose or worn drive belt.. Yes, the timing belt is brand new which is where the water pump sits. And somewhere with in the timing belt area this noise is coming from and I am not sure wha…t it is... it seems to sound like an alternate when the bearings in it are going bad but it has been replaced.. any other suggestions?. ALSO it could be the belt tensioner, the bearings might be warn out and be causing the squealing noise. replacement is approx 100$ doing it yourself (MORE)
What about a 91 Mazda RX 7 non turbo that does not have smoke coming out of the engine but the coolant continues to leak from the over flow reservoir has a new thermostat Could it be the water pump no?
Yes it could be the water pump. It could also be a clogged radiator, or air in the system that needs to be bled. out, There is a bleed screw on the thermostat housing. With the engine running unscrew the valve till coolant flows steady with no air pockets for at least 5 seconds. Now there is no air …in your system. Don't let your coolant get too low or this is what will happen. (MORE)
Coolant Leak Probably not. If you don't already know a thermostats job is to open up to allow coolant to flow throughout the engine once it has warmed up; and it's supposed to stay closed until the engine has warmed up. A stuck open thermostat will have an engine take forever to warm up as coolant …is constantly flowing from the start and a stuck closed thermostat will make your engine run really hot and possibly blow it. Usually, leaks signify that something is not sealing somewhere like it should be (other than A/C condensation) so try to locate the leak. Start with the hoses, check and squeeze for toughness, if it squeezes to softly your hoses are becoming weak. Then check the radiator, drain plugs, radiator unit, etc. Check the reservoir as well and all paths and lines of your cooling system. If your vehicle has over 60,000 miles you may want to consider a new water pump too. (MORE)
Why sometimes my heater blows cold air unless the car is moving Dodge Intrepid 01 Car has new thermostat and water pump coolant level is correct?
Answer . ON the coolant resevoir, look for the hose that runs to a tubular metal connection, it is a smaller hose at the top, make sure coolant flows out when the car is started, willing to bet it is blocked from the point where it connects to the heater core unit. I had the same problem. car wor…ks fine now (MORE)
Why would coolant shoot from the overflow tank on a 1994 ford escort 1.9 changed thermostat could it be the water pump or head gasket?
Answer . 1) System overfilled (too much coolant in tank) 2) Overheating. 3) Faulty radiator cap (doesn't hold pressure) 4) Hole in tank. 5) Residual air pockets in cooling system due to improper filling procedure. 6) Pressurized combustion gasses in cooling system from damaged engine or… gasket. . Answer . The ONLY reason this would happen is the head gasket. Or cracked head or crack on the block. . if the vehicle still runs good then there is a chance that you are filling the ank too much or the cap is bad. (MORE)
1990 jeep Cherokee leaking coolant right water pump and lower rad hose no hole in hose so is it the pump used 3 liters of coolant to drive 5 mins to home thank goodness you had coolant in jeep?
Water pumps have a 'weep' hole to inform the operator that the pump has gone bad. You need to change the water pump.
If coolant is leaking out the weep hole of your 1982 RM125 does that mean you have a bad water pump If so can you replace that where could you purchase this or is it possible to rebuild it?
weep hole leakage yes it means your water pump is not working right. it is the first sign it is about to stop working. you can have it rebuilt by someone who has the tools and know how ... but chances are you can just go to autozone and get a rebuilt one from them for less the headache ! have agood… night (MORE)
Water pump was replaced 5 weeks ago due to leak Today engine began running rough and then it quit What appeared to be coolant was leaking Could replacement of water pump have caused your new problem?
Answer . yes sounds like the bolts were put into wrong places.bolts on water pum are different lengths and can do serious damage if installed in wrong place
Yes, this is normally caused by a blown head gasket cracked orwarped head or both. The intake manifold gaskets go bad and leak coolant also. Theoriginal Chevrolet stock intake gaskets were not so good.
Is it possible to pinpoint a cracked head gasket without changing other damaged coolant components such as radiator and water pump?
have a a leak down test done it will give you more of an idea, it might not be a cracked head could bejust the gasket
Generally, when you find anti-freeze in your oil, it is usually a bad head gasket. However, it can also be caused by a cracked head or a cracked engine block. Was the vehicle ever overheated or run low on coolant? You might try a little shade-tree mechanic trick and add "Bar's Leak" (pellets only, d…on't use the liquid form). Warm up the motor WITH THE RADIATOR CAP OFF, then break the pellets up so that you have some dust and some pieces the size of BB's or slightly larger. Put the whole package in the radiator, put the cap back on, then go for a half hour or longer drive. After a week or two of normal driving, change the oil and filter. Then start checking the oil dipstick for signs of coolant. If the oil still shows coolant, keep an eye on the radiator level. If it isn't loosing too much, just drive it.. Either bad head gasket, cracked block or head, or even tranny fluid coming through cooler. whatever you do it is a bad idea to add any form of stop leak to a cooling system due to the fact that it will not only plug a crack in the block or gasket but it will plug off your heater core depending on how much you use. Then you guessed it no heater and another expensive fix, and if it is coming throung tranny cooler you have three systems screwed up: cooling, trans, and heating. Have a mechanic fix the original problem and do not make any more expensive mistakes. (MORE)
Coolant leaks out of the top of the engine olds intrigue Doesn't seem to be a crack in the block What is it?
Where?. Be more specific?. Try to put a bit more detail in your question top of the engine could mean anything.
Freeze plugs. More likely that hoses are leaking or thermostat housing is leaking. Freeze Plugs generally NEVER leaks unless engine block has had frozen coolant in it. Hence, Freeze Plugs.
Engine will overheat. Sounds like it may have overheated sometime in the past. Maybe a Head Gasket,Warped Head,or cracked engine block.What ever it is,it is not good. You will also have 1 or more cylinders with low compression so it will misfire blow white smoke out the tailpipe since it is gettin…g into cylinders and may even hydrolock depending on volume, meaning engine could seize suddenly while on the freeway possibly destroying trans and or driveshaft as well. The good news is a used head is fairly cheap and although labor intensive, on a pushrod engine can be replaced by anyone handy or a small shop-avoid the dealer for this one and you probably only need one not both. A used head is usually cheaper than rebuilding existing and it is probably warped, meaning it must be milled which will alter compression on that side and can screw up valve train geometry. heads are on Ebay if you need one,. (MORE)
REDBEARD ANSWER: A cracked block cannot be repaired. Either replace the engine or get rid of the car. However, if you're not certain that it's a cracked block you can check the head gasket and/or freeze plugs. In general Detroit engine blocks seem to be a little more durable than some and you don't… get quite as many cracked blocks. Head gaskets however are common especially if the engine has overheated. Aluminum blocks can be repaired and welded the same as cast iron the difficulty is in the material being welded and where the crack is. Aluminum can be tig welded cast iron is more difficult as the block has to be heated to near red hot to be welded then there is a good chance the weld will not take but have done this on cast iron heads and welded with a high Nickel rod and it has held. (MORE)
What causes Coolant Leak on 1998 Mercury Mountaineer appears to be near water pump Changed water pump thermostat and all hoses. Could engine drain or freeze plugs be out.?
Could be a hose, intake manifold or bad tank in the radiator. If the water pump is bad you will know it for sure!
If you can see no external leak, then suspect an internal leak as in a Blown Head Gasket. This is very serious and severe engine damage will occur if you continue to drive the car. Get this repaired ASAP, and stop driving the car. You do not let us know if you see coolant on the ground or on the… engine. It's hard to diagnose with out a little more info. (MORE)
Where could the coolant be leaking from underneath the car on a 19999 bonnevile when ive changed the thermostat?
There are all sorts of places that coolant can be leaking from. You just have to look until you locate it.
im having the same problem with my 99. i know the V6 engines have problems with the intake manifold gaskets. only problem is my leak is coming from somewhere by the reservoir as well. check the gaskets and see if it is leaking around them. if not...hop on the troubleshoot train that I've gotten onto…. good luck bro, they are great cars. i love mine. (MORE)
What could cause a Chevy Monte Carlo to not pump coolant you have replaced the fans water pump thermostat and hose Please help?
i had to have my gaskets replaced ... ive heard the 3100 are known for being made with plastics gaskets ... idk
What could be causing a 98 Chevy 4WD Astro that has a working water pump no leaking hoses or radiator and working thermostat to overheat even when 50-50 coolant circulation seems fine?
you probably have an blown intake gasket and/or a blown head gasket. The gm gaskets do not hold up to the red coolant and are eaten away. I just had it replaced on mine.
You just changed water pump in 97 lumina and now its leaking coolant out of back of engine behind tensioner What could it be?
their is plastic elbows that go into Ur belt tension er to Ur intake that is the coo lent leak 2 of them easy to fix
I just got threw with the same problem. There is a heater bypass plastic elbow there. It must be replaced the problem is its a lot of work we had to remove intake manifold. Hope this helps. Actually it is easy just remove belt from alternator take off alternator 3 bolts, then take off the two hos…es they are located under the alternator then take that part off 2 bolts if plastic elbow are cracked $3 part replace there are 2 elbows get the red sealer and lubercate around elbows both ends and replace. the top elbow put it in the motor first then bottom elbow put it in the other piece, before you shove it into the other elbow place the bottom elbow in position that's it (MORE)
You replaced the water pump and the thermostat on the 2.7 L Engine now when you fill the cooling system coolant runs out of the hole next to the thermostat - Why is that?
That is the water pump weep hole. You either misinstalled the gasket, or the new pump is bad.
Yes, coolant can leak from the engine. If it's hot outside and you're running the Air Conditioner (AC) and you back up and see a liquid on the ground, it's probably condensation from the AC unit. Or, it could be collant leaking from the engine. How old is the car? Do you consider radiator hoses to b…e part of the engine? Radiator hoses should be replaced every 3-5 years, especially if there are bulges, or if they're leaking. (MORE)
What about a 1986 Mazda Rx-7 non turbo it does not have smoke coming out of the engine but coolant continues to leak from the over flow reservoir it has a new water pump and a new thermostat?
start with the basics and just replace the overflow rad cap. Mine had the same issue and that was the problem. and it is just a couple of bucks.
Sounds like a bad head gasket or cracked head problem but we really need to know the year, make, model and engine to help you.
I have a blown head gasket and coolant leaked into the oil. How can I remove coolant from engine oil?
you can't. time for a head job . this requires machining the heads, and looking for other damage.
most likely it is a defective replacement pump this does not happen very often so make sure it is from the weep hole and not leaking down from somewhere above. If it is indeed the pump weep hole exchange the defective pump for another new one. ASE certified master tech / L1
your local auto zone or other parts store should have somthing you put in your radiator to plug it but this is only temporary if the hole gets any more than somthing like a pinhole you will have to replace the radiator
Could be a freez out plug you need to find out where it's coming from and see if there is a plug there. If so then you need to replace this plug.
Need more info. Year, engine size and what it is in so I can answer your question correctly. You will have to ask your question again with this information and your problem. Failed oil cooler, headgasket, cracked head, etc.
only if the gasket under thermostat is leaking and may-be it's the hose clamp on the hose that is leaking
Coolant leak somewhere on your 1996 Pontiac grand am you have been told by mechanics that the block was cracked or the intake manifold gasket was shot but no coolant in oil and car runs ok ad water?
there wouldn't be any coolant in the oil if your intake manifold gasket is shot. so its the gasket. A cracked block or cylinder head would render the motor unstartable, so that's a lie from the mechanic. Find a different one you can trust.
no!!!!! stop and have the head gasket replaced that is most common reason for coolant leak into oil pan. ---------------- After 35 years of owning my own auto repair shop my experience has been that the most common reason for antifreeze in the oil is a bad intake manifold gasket....Bad head gasket…s commonly cause overheating or antifreeze getting into a cylinder and causing a rough running engine and white smoke coming out of the tailpipe. (MORE)
check your dipstick...if its really watery...prolly a good sign...not to mention your oil WONT exactly smell like oil.
If you are absolutely sure there are no external leaks then you probably have a weak head gasket and the coolant is being pulled into the cylinders and burned with the fuel. Found after removing and replacing the sensor and bottle still had error finally drained radiator and added correct coolant m…ixture in radiator, indicator went away. Appear I had a weak mixture of coolant and water in radiator, which kept giving me the "ENGINE COOLANT LOW' I guess it really was low in coolant Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_does_your_jaguar_XJ8_say_engine_coolant_low_when_it_is_full#ixzz29j1irJgU . (MORE)
Yes, but finding someone skilled in cast welding is difficult. Some shops will weld up rare blocks for collectible vehicles that are rarely driven, but if its a daily driver, many will pass. Best is to call around to tractor shops to see if they recomend anyone.
Yes, If to much leaks out this will cause the engine to over heat, smoke and or stall hence the name engine COOLant :)
That is not good, at all. That could be a blown head gasket, or even a crack in your engine somewhere not visible. The only way to tell is to tear your engine down and find the problem. It would just be best to take it to a certified mechanic. To be sure it is coolant and oil, does your exhaust smok…e come out Light Blue? (MORE)
A water pump has a "weep" hole. When the seals start to wear out the water pump will still start to leak from this hole. When this happens it is time to change the water pump.
Yes , engine coolant can get in an engine cylinder from a bad head gasket , a warped or cracked cylinder head , a bad intake manifold gasket etc. ( P.S. I'm not a mechanic / technician )
first you must determine what is actually contaminating the coolant,usually in the detroit series 60 engine it is fuel oil,usually caused by faulty injector cups!
I have a 2002 2.7 intrepid that only leaks water when the engine gets warm its appears to be leaking from the weep hole or tstat housing?
The weep hole next to the thermostat housing (lower hose) is from the water pump. The weep hole next to the thermostat housing (lower hose) is from the water pump.
It can if it is stuck closed the engine overheats causing hot air ( steam ) to flow backwards to radiator cap which releases and blows steam pressure into recovery reservoir which starts blowing out the coolant in the reservoir making a puddle on ground.
Then coolant doesn't flow through the engine block, and your motor is allowed to build up heat. If your thermostat works properly, it'll open up when the specified temperature is set, and coolant will flow in. If it's not working properly, then the heat will continue to build until you either shut o…ff your motor or you blow a head gasket. (MORE)