If your thermostat is bad will you leak coolant from the water pump area?
only if the gasket under thermostat is leaking and may-be it's the hose clamp on the hose that is leaking
If you replace the thermostat on a 98 Pontiac Sunfire and it still leaks coolant what else could be the problem?
Volkswagen jetta 2006 coolant light is on it already got a new water pump and over flow done at dealer and the stupid light is back on anyone no what the prob might be?
Your 1993 Dodge Intrepid keeps over heating you have already changed the thermostat thermostat housing upper radiator hose radiator and pressure cap what is left to change?
Why Ford Fiesta 1998 coolant leak you have replaced the bottom radiator hose all through to internal heater the coolant resevoir is ok it seems to leak when the car is cooling down what else can it be?
assuming coolant is full, electric fan might be inop. radiator blockage, head gasket, thermostat,water pump Its your thermostat or you have leak of coolant.If is first your thermostat stay closed so the coolant in the motor is in constant heating.If you try to to use heating in your car simply you will not have a heating because worm coolant stay in motor.
I've seen a lot of water pumps leak on these trucks. Toyota's Long Life Coolant will crust over and harden when it leaks slowly, therefore you won't see any drips in your driveway. Check for crusted coolant between the water pump and the engine block by the thermostat housing. That is where they usually leak although I have seen water pumps leaking that aren't apparent until the timing cover is removed.
What do you do if there is no water in the radiator but the reserve tank is full on a 1997 chevy Malibu?
If there is no water in the radiator and the reserve tank is full on any vehicle, you realize you have a leak and you fix it before you wreck your engine. First: fill your radiator with water. Look for a leak. If you see that a hose is leaking, yell "Hallelujah." You have the least expensive of all repairs facing you. In that case, you take off all four hoses, the two cooling hoses…
Because of a leak. Here's the first test I want you to run: Start the car and sniff the exhaust. If it smells like coolant, you're in for a big bill because your head gasket failed. If that's not it, you've got a leak. It could be a hose, the heater core, the radiator, the water pump or the thermostat.
Would a bad thermostat cause coolant to leak from the TOP of the thermostat housing in a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis?
The plastic intake manifold on these cars often cracks near the thermostat housing as well. Also check the front of the intake manifold just behind the alternator for leaks. See more info here... http://www.autoclinix.com/Manifold.htm If the thermostat is stuck closed, it is possible that the water would back up and leak through the thermostat gasket. however, it would also make your engine overheat. If your engine is not overheating, then the leak is probably coming…