Q: hi tim, car leaking antifreeze when it get warm up and the mechanics cant tell from wear. it makes a stream.

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leaking antifreeze when it is hot . took to mechanic, he can find leak. only if you drive it, not just seating in park. will cause stream from engine. like there is something dripping down on a hot part. also you can then smell the antifreeze.

My car has 19000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Kelley. In most cases when coolant leaks while you’re driving, it’s being forced out either of a coolant line with a tiny hole or a connection, due to pressure building up inside the coolant system. Most professional mechanics would complete a pressure test of the coolant system; which would force the fluid through the source of the leak. If this mechanic didn’t think to complete this step - you might want to have one of our professional mobile mechanics complete a coolant is leaking inspection and ask them to complete a pressure test to find the source of the leak.

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