Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Leaking coolant

asked by on

Changed waterpump front freeze plug thermostat and still leaking fluid

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: In order to locate a leak, you will have to...

In order to locate a leak, you will have to have the cooling system pressure tested to detect where the coolant leak is coming from. Have a mechanic pressure test the system and look for leaks at the intake manifolds and at the other freeze plugs. Make sure the oil of the engine does not have any water in it indicating the head gaskets are leaking coolant.

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: Running rough like a misfire

Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...

Q: What does the front fog lamp light mean?

The front fog lamp light is located on the instrument panel. When the front fog lamp light is illuminated, the front fog lamps are off. When the lamps are turned off, the front fog lamp light will disappear.

Q: when i put on the right turn signal both tail lights blink like hazard lights

Hello, thank you for writing in. There is a service bulletin out for this issue on GM vehicles, and you may want to check you VIN to see if your vehicle is included. The bulletin is: #PI01946A. The culprit is...

Related articles

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 P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
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...