Q: Radiator steaming and green liquid on hood

asked by on

I was on my way to school and I made it there and turned my truck off and heard a bubbling nosie so I opened my hood and my radiator was steaming and had green liquid on the roof of the hood.

My car has 258000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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. Radiator steaming and green liquid on hood

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: Antifreeze mixing in with oil and leaking.

If oil and coolant is mixing, then the engine oil level may have overfilled the engine oil and coolant mixed and oil got on the ground. Pull out your dipstick to check oil level to see if it is overfilled....

Q: Fail safe Mode engaged with the engine shaking. Possible over revving of the engine

Your vehicle is in limp mode to prevent engine damage from the overheating. I suggest you let the motor cool for a while before trying to drive it again, if at all. I also suggest having a certified technician, like...

Q: Service Emissions System light is on

The most common cause of the service emissions light coming on is an EVAP (gas vapor) leak. The first place to look for an EVAP leak is the gas cap - especially if you have just gotten fuel. A qualified...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
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...