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Q: Coolant sprays out of resevoir when turning engine over

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coolant sprays out of resevoir when turning over engine

My car has 100000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: Hi there. Unfortunately, coolant spraying o...

Hi there. Unfortunately, coolant spraying out of the coolant reservoir while turning over the engine is an indication of a blown head gasket. Typically, this does not happen unless the engine has been severely overheated. This should be confirmed by removing the spark plugs and would help identify which cylinder has coolant. I recommend having your vehicle’s coolant leak diagnosed by a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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