There is an engine plug that fits in a water jacket on the back of the engine. If the plug is out or damaged it could cause the water to leak out of the back of the engine. You can feel around for a hole when the engine is cool or look for the leak while the radiator is full and the engine is running. Be careful the engine and water will be hot. The plug can be purchased at your local auto parts store for about 5 bucks.
on top of the engine in the back " not for beginings" the upper intake must be removed!
it might be the intake gasket
coolant pumps pump the liquad throw the engine and back into the Radiator
When you open the bonnet the coolant is the plastic bottle at the back of the engine
My 1997 is located on the drivers side engine block towards the back above spark plugs it threads into engine and has 2 wires coming out
when the engine is running and coolant will become hot to its operating temperature,the cooling system is under pressure,coolant will overflow and goes to coolant reservoir.when the engine goes cold coolant will go back to the rediator.
Low on coolant? defective sensor should be located on back side of radiator approx. 1/3 down from top
if you are referring to the engine coolant level sensor located in the top of the engine coolant reservior (usually gives the message "coolant sensor bad" in the VIC when it is bad), it can be easily "popped" out of the bottle with no tools necessary and a new one "popped" back in its place. **mine is a V8 model this should hold true for the I6 as well
When the engine heats up to a certain temperature, the thermostat opens up and lets the coolant flow through the engine. Heat from the engine is absorbed by the coolant, which then cycles back to the radiator. Heat from the coolant is exchanged to the air which flows through the radiator fins, thus causing the coolant to rapidly cool down.
Chances are you have a leak somewhere in your radiator or a connecting hose. While your engine is on, it sucks coolant in and once turned off, pressure pushes the coolant back to the radiator.
take it to your nearest auto parts store(autozone or advance auto) and they will clear the code for you but i would suggest you fix the problem first otherwise it will just come back on
At the back of the engine on the coolant outlet that goes to the heater hoses on the firewall.
easy, head gasket
The "Coolant Sensor", for the ECU, is right next to the water neck at the front of the engine. the "Coolant sender", for the temperature guage, should be on the back of the head at the rear of the engine!
The heat is not working because you are very low on coolant, probably because of the leak. Seems to me that it should leak worse when it is running, so I am going to assume you are talking about the coolant overflowing the reservoir, in which case goes back to you being low on coolant and the engine boiling the coolant.
when the engine is stopped, the coolant stops flowing. The coolant inside the engine can boil and force coolant into the expansion tank. this is normal.
Off and cooled down. Putting cold coolant into a hot block can crack it. And it can damage the radiator, as well as spitting the coolant back at you.
No. Coolant only runs through your radiator into the engine and back again. Your condencer is part of your A/C system.
Hot water (engine coolant) expands and pushes its way back into the coolant reservoir.
Back of the engine, next to the distributor.Back of the engine, next to the distributor.
No. The reservoir holds the coolant that flows back into when the engine coolant expands and will flow from the reservoir to the engine when the water cools. but there is no actual through current of liquid. Yes indeed it does on a lot of European vehicles. This occurs mainly in automatic coolant bleed vehicles.
The 2.5 liter H4 engine has a major problem with getting blown head gaskets. Mine had this problem at only 50,000 miles. The coolant then backs up inside the container and your engine overheats drastically. If you don't get it fixed quickly you can blow your engine.
No. When the engine is running coolant is heated and expands. Excess coolant then flows from the radiator to the expansion (overflow) tank. When the engine is shut down coolant cools and contracts drawing fluid back out of the tank to keep the radiator topped off.
It collects the expanding coolant that is heated by the engine and recycles it back into the coolant system once it loses enough heat. The radiator overflow tank works in conjunction with the radiator cap to protect the engine and prevent coolant loss due to overflow. Source: Quora.com
There is a heater hose that goes to the left rear top side of the intake manifold and that fitting leaks engine coolant sometimes and it will run down the back of the intake around the distributor. If that fitting is not leaking then the intake manifold gasket is leaking coolant in the corners of it. REplace the intake gasket. That's all that can leak coolant on that year engine. If coolant is leaking out between the transmission and engine block then you have a freeze plug leaking in the back of the engine, between the transmission and block. Must remove the transmission and flywheel to fix it.