Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Bad coolant tube

asked by on

I may have a bad coolant tube. It looks like it melted, and there is no coolant in the car.

Your coolant tubes are made out of plastic. In my experience, your water pump impeller is also made out of plastic. If you have a failure in one system, it very well can cause failures in all the systems. You may very well require a complete coolant system repair. Proper inspection by a qualified mechanic should be performed before a mechanic moves on to a replacement of your coolant tube.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Why after getting off the expressway, does my Beatle hesitate and then rockets.

Hi there. Under hood temperatures can affect component operation. The hesitation and sudden acceleration (engine warm) could be, a faulty TPS (throttle position sensor) slow to provide a signal to the ECM (engine control module), a faulty MAF (mass airflow)...

Q: Battery

Hello, thank you for writing in. A vehicle this new will not start without the battery. The charging circuit is designed in such a way that the alternator needs the battery to run the vehicle. Take the battery to have...

Q: Car will not turnover. Just one click when the key is turned. All electronics (radio, lights, etc.) are working.

Hi There, Generally, when turning the key produces one single click sound, this often times indicates you may have a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...