is it shut off or idleing? You may have a blowed head gasket and water is running into the oil, check the oil. If that is not it than make sure your floor boards arent wet because your heater coil might be leaking. The radiator might be busted and just leaking out ALSO: The thermostat maybe installed backwards! Dont forget to check the radiator drain, people forget Blown head gaskets will show signs in three possible ways, depending upon where the gasket has deteriorated. 1) Blow "white smoke" from the exhaust, Actually steam because the gasket is blown pushing coolant into the combustion chamber. 2) milky, foamy oil. Gasket is allowing coolant into the block outside the combustion chamber 3) Losing coolant as soon as it is added. The gasket is blown where pressure from the combustion chamber is entering a coolant port in the engine block. Chrysler mini vans were famous for this one. Once again, when in doubt, bring it to a mechanic that you feel you can trust, there are good ones out there that get business by just doing a good job. It could be something simple. Good luck There is a head bleeder pipe that goes from where the tophose from the radiator goes. It goes from there to the filler tank you have to take small hose off and see if its gloged The ending is a conical small hole. If when you refill the coolingfluid the cilinderhead will not be correctly filled.
Answer My 99 cavalier 2.2 recently had a leaky radiator water inlet pipe (the big black pipe that runs parallel to your valve cover). Check where it bends and goes into the block (providing your motor is set up this way as I have seen some that are not).
Water pump, Radiator, thermostat, low coolant, blown head gasket, busted hose. Could be one or all but I would check these first.
Teh According to BrammerCheck the radiator, make sure it isn't leaking. Also make sure the car's water pump isn't busted. You should also check the radiator cap and cooling fans you can check to see if the fans are working by turning on your air conditioner ( Fans should come on when ac is on)
Many things such as low coolant, broken belt, busted hose, no oil, bad radiator, fan not working or a faulty thermostat.
The radiator will leak, Its function is to hold water in a way as to cool it for the engine. So if it leaks, its busted.
could be a cracked radiator, bad radiator cap, a busted radiator or heater hose, bad heater core, or a busted fill box!
your cars radiator has busted
Yes, a busted head gasket might stall your car if the gasket causes the car to overheat. This can actually blow the heads and cripple the car completely.
Depends on where in the cooling system the leak is. Some choices are: -Busted hose Find and replace house -Bad radiator Replace radiator -Leaking thermostat housing Replace thermostat housing and gasket -Failing water pump Replace water pump. While doing this, replace timing belt, tensioner, and idlers, as this is quick task, replace it all while you are in there.
if you are getting water in your oil its eather a busted hear or head gasket if no water in oil it could be water pump
a radiator is actually more fragile then people believe. A rock could penetrate it and cause it to leak. With that in mind, If the vehicle was in an accident to cause the headlights to come off, it could damage the radiator.
OH man, you need a shop fast. You probably have a busted head gasket if not worse. Get to shop ASAP.