My add coolant light keeps coming on. Other than having a leak in the radiator what could cause this? The light goes off after adding coolant then a few days later comes back on. I did notice a liquid under the car once but, I thought it was just condensation from the a/c Any suggestions?
2006 Pontiac Solstice, keep having to add coolant on 2006 Pontiac Solstice
by stnbean34 in Slidell, LA on November 26, 2012
ANSWER by your.mechanic on November 26, 2012
ANSWER by HEU on October 10, 2013
I have a 2008 Solstice and have the exact same issue. As it turns out your problem is the water pump. The leaking after the car sits is just the first signs of a problem. It will take around 5 hours to replace at your dealer. It should run for some time before completely failing.
ANSWER by sheri76022 on February 26, 2014
Agreed .. probably your water pump. I literally had this issue for probably 2 years... pressure tests etc done and no diagnosis. My coolant would literally "burp" out... all spilling at one time. Finally I was dragging dexcool around with me and was sure it could finally be diagnosed... and it was! Dealer wanted about $800+ to replace.. I found a very good transmission place to replace the water pump and a whole bunch of 100,000 mi maintenance items for about $900 total.