First, the reservior plastic end cracked so I put on a new one & it was great, for about 2 wks.. Now, I have a leak from one of the hoses near the battery but lower. I'm taking it to someone this wk, I'm a woman, not a mechanic! Hoping for the best without spending an arm & a leg.
Actually, it was the plastic end of the overflow reservoir that broke, stuck in the tube. There was enough slack that I cut that part of the tube and stuck it onto a new overflow reservoir purchased from the local auto part supplier
I thought it was the water pump but when I got it diagnosed he said it was a plastic line that was leaking and causing it to over heat. He said that no dealer or parts store carry the part but he could get one on ebay for $238.00 and then there would be the labor. I had to decline and still need it fixed. Can anyone tell me where I can get this part and the name of it. Since it seems like such a common problem.
Coolent pump was leaking causing the engine to over heat . I got it fixed 470$ . I was driving at around 75 miles and the car accelerated and went 110 i had my foot on the breakes pulling the emergency handle. I finally got the car to stop. Turned the car off and didnt wanna start after an hour of being on i95 . my car turned on and worked perfectly. Then after only 92,miles my transmission blew out ! My car moves like if its on nutrual and makes loud noises when i change gears .the car doesint move. Ive contacted corprate , i cant afford this. Its my first car im only 19 . I dont know what to do
I replaced the pulley to the water pump then noticed a leak of anti freeze around that area. When I searched to find the leak I noticed that a thin plastic tube was just hanging. From what I learned, that tube transfer the coolant to the radiator so I'm gonna attempt to repair or replace it so prevent the overheating.