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Stop leak is a temporary fix. I don't recommend it. Tighten the clamps on the hoses going into the raditor.

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Q: If a 1996 Saturn SC1 is slowly leaking antifreeze and had a new radiator installed 18 months ago how do you fix it?
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If a 92 Saturn SL2 is leaking transmission fluid and antifreeze from the transmission cooling line can you replace the lines or tighten nuts or do you have to replace the radiator?

I had a similar problem and ended up replacing both the lines and the radiator.

How do you change antifreeze on a 2003 Saturn ion-3?

To change the antifreeze on a 2003 Saturn Ion-3, locate the drain plug on the bottom of the radiator. Drain the liquid into a pan before refilling it.

I'm leaking antifreeze on a 97 Saturn SC1?

Have it checked out soon and don't let the engine overheat!

Your 96 Saturn has a smell of gas coming from were you put the antifreeze?

you got a gas line leaking. get it checked soon

If you changed the head gasket should there be oil still showing in the antifreeze bottle on a 1997 Saturn sl?

Are you sure that isn't antifreeze and if so that would indicate the radiator is defective. There is a transmission oil cooler in the radiator.

Why is antifreeze leaking inside the car of a 99 Saturn sl2?

Most likely a leak in the heater core, should be on the passenger side under the dash.

How come the antifreeze I put in my Saturn 99 sc2 never goes down I haven't put antifreeze in it for months?

Don't complain; if the engine isn't leaking coolant that just means everything is sealed up properly.

Where is the radiator drain plug for a 2004 Saturn Vue?

The drain is located on the lower right of the radiator and is opened or closed with a screwdriver. It is a plastic plug that does not come out. The surge tank cap must be open for the antifreeze to drain.

Why would the radiator light come on after replacing the radiator 3 years ago and changing the water pump 2 weeks ago for a Saturn L300 2003?

you did'nt get enough antifreeze in the system ther is probably air in it

Why would the antifreeze on a Saturn SL2 heat up and boil over when starting and stopping in local traffic?

Make sure the radiator fan is working. Your thermostat is broken.

You have taken apart a motor for a 1996 SL Saturn The oil was leaking into the antifreeze Does this sound like you need a new head?

The 1996 Saturn more likely has a blown head gasket. The gaskets will give this problem. If the head is in doubt it can be checked for warpage.

How do you remove the radiator from a Saturn SC2?

Search Saturn radiator removal on youtube. Youll see a video by Richpin

What kind of antifreeze does a 99 Saturn sl1 take?

Any type of antifreeze will work in a 99 Saturn SL1. Many people recommend using Prestone Antifreeze for cars that are older than ten years.

If a 1996 Saturn SL motor was replaced because a head was blown and oil was leaking into the radiator why is oil still leaking into the radiator?

Sometomes it is hard to get all of the oil out of the cooling system. However the place that replaced the engine should flush the cooling system until it is clean. Also if your car has an engine oil cooler , it could be the cooler in the radiator and not have been the engine in the first place.

Can a car run without antifreeze?

My Saturn is leaking, more like pouring, antifreeze out of a head gasket and I don't have the money to fix it. I have to get to school though which is a short drive. So basically I'm traveling 10 min with no antifreeze and my car is holding up pretty good for now. It's not a good idea and will overheat very quickly without it but I would say you can if you don't drive very far. The antifreeze will lubricate your water pump and keep your engine from freezing in the winter and overheating in the summer. You can use water instead of antifreeze in warm climates but that will end up oxidizing all the metal components (like the radiator).

Saturn L 200 and the antifreeze was under the floor mat passenger side of your car what would this be?

leaking heater core. need to replace it asap, and in the mean time keep an eye on your coolant level

What kind of antifreeze does a 1999 Saturn take?


If antifreeze is shooting through the radiator cap and the system is overheating is that a head gasket problem in a Saturn sc1 2000?

No that's a clogged radiator issue. However if the engine over heats to much, the head will warp and you'll need a new one. Replace your radiator, Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor, and thermostat.

Is the motor in this 1993 Saturn slY going to overheat by using a radiator out of a Chevy Celebrity?

If the Chevy Celebrity radiator is smaller that the Saturn radiator it might well overheat from not enough cooling capacity. If the Chevy Celebrity radiator is the same size or larger than the Saturn radiator I would think it would not over heat.

Where is radiator cap on 1993 Saturn?

Saturn radiators don't have caps to check and add fluid to the radiator you open the overflow tank and add it there

What kind of antifreeze does a 1997 Saturn series use?

The 1997 Saturn used dexcool antifreeze. The chemical compounds are different and should never be mixed, as the engine will no longer cool properly.

Why does your 96 Saturn sl2 burn antifreeze?

No vehicle actually burns antifreeze. If the antifreeze level in your Saturn seems to be going down, it's because of a leak.Possible antifreeze leak locations are:Coolant hoses.Radiator cap.Water pump.Heater core.Head gasket.Cracked head or block.Find out where the leak is occurring and repair it.

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Why is your 1993 Saturn leaking antifreeze onto your carpet?

Most likely it's a ruptured heater core, leaking coolant. But before you replace the heater core, check the connections outside the firewall. Sometimes a leaky connection will drip to the inside... but don't expect it; it doesn't happen often.

Where is the radiator cap on a Saturn LS2?

It's only radiator cap is on the coolant reservoir.