If it is a vortec engine, it is probably the lower intake manifold gasket. In most cases you can smell it when the engine is hot.
look on the ground and follow it straight up to the engine
You will have antifreeze leaking out and dripping on the ground.
You may have blown a head gasket, check you oil to see if the antifreeze is leaking into there.
If losing anti freeze but not visible leaking typically means bad head gasket. Antifreeze is leaking into combustion cylinder and therefore evaporating and going out exhaust pipe as steam.
antifreeze smell inside car means that there is antifreeze leak somewhere. first check for wet spots under car when parked after running.if anti freeze is leaking from engine it will pool on the ground next check to see if heater core is leaking. that is usually the problem. if heater core is leaking, replace it
A small radiator leak can cause antifreeze to leak on your 1998 Chevy Lumina when there are not any spots on the ground. A pinhole in a hose can also cause this.
It is possible that the antifreeze is coming from a bad water pump. Clean the engine off. Watch it to see where the antifreeze is leaking from, as it could be a hose instead of the pump.
Antifreeze or water ( whatever you are using in the engine for cooling), will be leaking out and onto the engine and ground if the small hole in the front isn't plugged with oil or dirt. Otherwise it may go into the engine oil. If the impellar inside has stopped turning, you will notice that the engine will start overheating.
sounds like it is leaking from either the heater core or the water pump or just the inlet or outlet hose that runs into the heater core.
That depends on the type of skimmer in ground or above ground and from what material it is made, The water is leaking between gaskets
your slave cylinder is leaking,need to replace.
Normal it means your leaking antifreeze from somewhere. Check your levels and look on the ground, some times the vent system can pull in the smell. Check the hoses. Also it can be a leak in the heater core. If so it can be exspensive to replace, mostly because the whole dash normally needs to come out to get to it.
You either have a leak or your engine is using antifreeze. If your engine is using antifreeze, it will usually be caused by a leaking head gasket, cracked head or block. If your engine is using it rather than a leak, pay attention when the car is running. If there is white smoke coming out of the exhaust it is a problem within the engine. If there is a leak, lift the hood and look for steam arising from anywhere, also look on the ground for any antifreeze dripping onto the ground. If all that checks ok get in your car and turn your defroster on. If your window gets covered in moisture and the moisture smells sweet and looks like a weird color, it is your heater core in the dash leaking, also the heater core can make the floor board wet wherever it is located.
Specifically where is it leaking? At the gasket? Replace gasket.
if you can smell antifreeze, you have an antifreeze leak somewhere. you need to clean engine then look for coolant . it will generally pool on ground under vehicle unless it is leaking onto engine and burning off. note that the coolant will run so you may have to trace back to the actual leak. check all coolant fittings, such as hoses and check area round water pump.
A puddle on the ground and an overheating engine.
It means you have an active leak somewhere. Search for it asap. - Please don't let your anti-freeze lie on the ground where it spills. Cats and dogs like the taste,but it's very toxic if ingested.
It could have a slow leak that is evaporating from engine heat before it is getting to the ground. If all else fails take it for a second opinion.
( Yes ) you might have an internal leak to the engine Is the engine oil level going up , or look " milky " With the engine warmed up and running is there white smoke coming from the exhaust pipe
check ground first
Which ground wires? Most of them ground either to the chassis or the body. Any fastener which you can get a good ground with will suffice.
YOU DONT! THe stuff that goes in pools is not automotive antifreeze. Its usually pink and only a few bucks a bottle.
check area @ the leak = radiator (front of vehicle) hoses, failed water pump, leaking head gasket, cracked engine block. There lots of things , just look around ,and follow leaks upwards.
This is standard on most all vehicles. When the antifreeze warms up it expands. Thus the reason for the overflow. Cars have had them forever, if it spills out onto the ground you have either overfilled it or you may have major engine problems, such as a blown head gasket or various other possilbe problesm