Asked in Radiators, Chevy S-10, VW Jetta
Where do you add bars leaks on a 2000 jetta with a small leak in the radiator?
You install "stop leak" in the radiator per the MFG directions. Dont use barsleak use a chemical called therma weld it work perfect for me its about 300$ and worth it!!!! ...
How do you repair a radiator?
How you repair a radiator depends on what is wrong with it. A small leak may be able to be fixed by adding a stop-leak product, available at most discount stores and auto repair retailers. Depending on the problem, the radiator may have to be pulled from the vehicle for inspection. Minor damaged can perhaps be fixed with a stop-leak product or a small spot weld if the radiator is copper or brass. Aluminum radiators (newer models) can sometimes be repaired with...
If one's radiator is leaking is it effective to use a stop leak product, or should one just take it to a radiator repair shop?
Stop leak products for the radiator from auto supply stores are not meant as a long-term solution. They should only be used to get you home or to a mechanic who can repair or replace the radiator properly. ...
Asked in VW Jetta
Why does your VW jetta temperature light pop on when the car has just started?
It is normal for a temperature light to come on in the VW Jetta when the car is started. If the light stays on, it is probably an early warning that there is something wrong with the radiator. The car may be overheating right away when started because there is no fluid in the radiator, or there is a fluid leak somewhere in the system. ...
What are the signs of a bad radiator?
A bad radiator is a radiator that is leaking or clogged. If you are loosing coolant then you have a leak that should be easy to find if the leak is at the radiator. If it is clogged your engine will overheat. ...
Asked in Check Engine Light, VW Jetta
What does p0422 code refer to on 1999 volkswagen jetta?
P0442 (EVAP emission system leak detected small leak) It could be a pin hole leak in any part of the fuel system, from the gas cap all the way to the vacuum lines on the intake manifold. A service shop has a tool to pressurize the system with "smoke" to locate source of leak. ...
Asked in Antifreeze and Engine Coolant, Radiators
How do you know if it is a radiator leak?
For radiator leaks look for the following signs: The car will overheat Coolant level will frequently drop Pool of coolant or water under the car radiator Obvious leak noted from radiator on starting the car Faulty radiator cap causing the leak ...
How do you repair a raditor leak 97 Oldsmobile cutlass?
Remove the radiator and replace it or have it repaired by a professional radiator repair shop. Go to Autozone buy STOP LEAK and pour it in the radiator or they have GLUE for leak problem. ...
Why is white smoke coming out from under your hood on the drivers side and in the front?
Because you have a coolant leak. More than likely, from your description, it is a leak in the radiator or radiator hose. Do not let your vehicle overheat. Have this repaired ASAP. Because you have a coolant leak. More than likely, from your description, it is a leak in the radiator or radiator hose. Do not let your vehicle overheat. Have this repaired ASAP. ...
What if i have a leak in my radiator where would you put some radiator leak stuff in it on a 2002 Ford Taurus ses?
Add to radiator - but be careful some of these products will seal the heater core ...
Asked in Chevy Silverado, Chevy Trucks and SUVs
Why would a 1998 Chevy full size pickup radiator leak around the top transmission line?
The tanks on the radiator are plastic and the lines vibrate causing the tanks to leak were they screew into the radiator. REPLACE RADIATOR. ...