Q: Q: Hole in radiator

asked by on

There is a hole in the radiator, and coolant is bubbling out and making the car overheat.

The radiator would need to be replaced and the cooling system tested for any other problems. The leaking radiator is due to age and deterioration of the radiator tanks. I recommend seeking a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to come and inspect the coolant leaks and replace the radiator if needed.

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. Q: Hole in radiator

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: My car started shaking and would not accelerate while I was driving. The check engine light turned on also. What cuase that?

This may be caused by a variety of reasons, but the slow acceleration suggests that you potentially have a clogged catalytic converter which could cause overheating. I would definitely not recommend driving it under this condition. I would recommend having...

Q: WHY WON’T MY CAR START !!??!

This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...

Q: Q: A/C problem

There are innumerable things that can go wrong with the A/C system and so the best thing to do is request an air conditioning system inspection and the responding certified mechanic will get this resolved for you. The possibilities that...

Related articles

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...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.