Q: Coolant coming from spark plug hole

asked by on

With the plugs out water splashes out if plug holes if you let it sit with the plugs in when you pull the plugs it gushes out i changed the intake gasket and still does it when you are tryin to start the truck

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

If coolant is getting into every plug hole, the intake manifold may have a crack, or cracks allowing that to happen. If the manifold was not checked for cracks when the intake gasket was replaced, maybe it should be taken off again and inspected. Typically there can be a crack in the thermostat housing area. While head gaskets or cracked heads are a possibility, this probably is not the case unless the engine has been badly overheated.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Coolant coming from spark plug hole

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: Do you turn the rotors when performing a brake job?

Currently, the technicians working with YourMechanic.com do not resurface brake rotors. The main reason for this is that, in order to perform a quality brake job, it is best to completely replace the rotors than it is to just resurface...

Q: Getting 2 then 4 abs codes, brake shutters, speedo dies and engine slowes when Brake and absolutely lights come on,

You definitely want to start by inspecting the front and rear wheel speed sensors; a failure in these circuits will result in several other problems. Begin by connecting a scanner to see if the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is registering...

Q: Automatic seat belt computer

Thanks for writing in today about the issue with your 91 Acura Integra. The computer that runs both sides of the automatic seat belts is located under the passenger side seat. However, the problem you might be experiencing is with...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
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...