Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Leaking coolant hoses

asked by on

My coolant hoses are leaking.

A: Hello, a leaking cooling system is somethin...

Hello, a leaking cooling system is something that needs to repaired sooner than later. If the vehicle overheats that can lead costly repairs or engine failure. You should get the aid of a mechanic who can pressurize the cooling system and determine what is leaking in your cooling system. If the system has a large leak, that must be repaired first, then the system retested to verify no further leaks.

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: Where is the yaw rate sensor located?

Hello, thanks for writing in about your Toyota Sequoia. The yaw sensor is located below the center console. It's mounted to the floor at the rear of the console. The console needs to be removed in order to replace it....

Q: I see small amount of coolant underneath by thermostat.

Hi there. It sounds like you either have a thermostat gasket that is leaking or possibly a failure in the intake manifold. It is very common for the intake manifolds on this engine to fail and cause this. It can...

Q: My car overheated while on the highway. I added coolant and let the engine rest and cool down. Now the car will not start. How can

Hi there: Unfortunately, there is no exact reason we can offer to you as to why the vehicle won't start now after your overheating issue; without first inspecting the vehicle. However, if the vehicle overheated on the highway there is...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
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.