Stop leak will generally plug up holes u want plugged, but they will also plug up holes u don't want plugged. Better to fix the heater core.
It should work assuming the leak isn't too big. Try it you have nothing to loose.
There really is no way except to replace the core. In the old days you could pull the core and have it soldered up at a radiator shop, but most modern heater cores are aluminum and plastic. You can try stop leak but i have had very poor results using stop leak in heater cores.
Replace the line that is leaking, and do not try any stop leak.
You need to find the leak to be able to stop it. Check all of the hoses and the engine around the gaskets, as well as the heater core to find the leak.
use leak stop or something. Where is your oil leak?
Most stop leak additives do nothing but empty your wallet. Replace the gasket that is leaking.
If coolant is leaking inside your cabin, you have a leak in the heater core. The only repair is to replace the heater core. Most auto parts stores sell them.
The only way to fix it is to replace it and check the head at a machone shop. You only patch an engine to get you home or to a shop to get it repaired. Stop leak may damage radiators,thermostats and heater cores.
your heater core is leaking coolant Uh oh. DO NOT USE "stop leak". Just replace the heater core. It will cost ~$500US to get a mechanic to do it, or $20 for the core and 20 hours of your own time if you do it yourself.
generally if anti freeze is leaking into car this indicates that the heater core is worn out and has a hole you need to replace heater core ,or lift the hood and disconect the heater hoses join the hoses together with small pipe and 2 hose clamps and the leak will stop But the heater will not work
caused by leaking heater core not radiator heater it is under the dash hard ot get to if the leak is not to big use radiator stop leak otherwise fix is going to be big bucks
That's an easy question. You replace it when it's leaking all over the inside of you truck and radiator "leak stop" wont seal the leak. As long as it's not leaking you don't need a new one.
Be careful - some of these products can plug the heater core
I wouldn't recommend it. Replace the gasket.
Either the windshield is leaking, or your heater core is leaking. Usually people can smell anti freeze if it is the heater core. thanks,can it be fixed by a substance like radweld to stop the leak or do you replace it.
Are you sure it is a antifreeze leak? If so ,stop leak will not help heater core leaks.But make sure that is the problem.
I have used radiator stop leak before in my 1996 Olds Achieva SC with the V6. I put it directly into the coolant resovor. It went in fine for me. This did not give me much help though. I would not recommend using stop leak. It will clog your heater core and then you will have more than the radiator as your problem. Fine a new radiator and replace it that is the best advidce i can give you.
bypass the heater core by connecting the two heater hoses togethetr or replace heater core
you need to replace your heater core.
try using power sterring stop leak, if they doesnt work, find out what is leaking, and replace the worn hose or broken seal
Could be a vacuum leak. Check the PCV pipe and replace any air hoses.
This is an indication that your heater core is leaking. To stop the leaking you will have to replace the heater core or stop using your heater.
Yes, the leak definitely sounds like a leaking heater core. Sometimes they are easy to replace, and sometimes they are difficult. You can try some radiator stop leak in the radiator but most of the time they have to be replaced. If you do it yourself, get a good repair manual from an auto parts store. It will have the instructions on how to replace it.
Sounds like heater core is leaking, replace heater core or bypass