Q: Smoke keeps coming out of the hood when I am drive My 2005 Liberty Jeep and temperature gauge does not move to the right side

asked by on

I put water and drove around the block, as soon as I park, it start to throw water. Please advice.

My car has 73876 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. Sounds like you have a cooling system leak, and you have air inside the engines coolant passages. The engine will violently boil off the coolant inside the engine as you have observed. Let it cool, refill with coolant, turn the heater on full blast, then let it sit running with a fast idle with the radiator cap/coolant recovery tank cap off, until bubbles stop appearing from the system. Fill to the correct level, put the cap back on, and drive it a bit to be sure it is not overheating. For help with finding the leak, and bleeding the system, I would recommend having a diagnostic on the overheating problem completed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, so that this can be resolved.

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. Smoke keeps coming out of the hood when I am drive My 2005 Liberty Jeep and temperature gauge does not move to the right side

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 turning signal light and parking lights aren't working.

Hello, thank you for writing in. The headlight, blinker, and parking light circuits are not terribly complicated. With a voltmeter and a wiring diagram, you can trace down the power supply and find out what is stopping the circuit. The...

Q: Transmission keeps getting stuck in 3rd gear. Instruments not working correctly.

The transmission speed sensor sends a signal to the transmission module and the engine control module to control the transmission shifting. The RPM and MPH gauges can be getting wrong signals from the modules if the modules are getting the...

Q: My beetle was hit and dragged a good 3 feet side ways on the back side and the tires now open towards the outside at the bottom, h

Hi Flor. Major mechanical repairs like you've described are best completed by a professional auto body repair facility. Our mobile mechanics simply don't have the correct equipment to safely complete accident damage in most cases.

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...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
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.