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1999 Land Rover Discovery Question: my car is smoking and squirts water from the engine when I turn it on.

 

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Daryl Stevens, El Paso, TX, May 08, 2014, 20:08
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It seems ok when I let it run and then it starts smoking

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    G. T. Service Center (4228 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG May 08, 2014, 20:11
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    Squirts where and what color smoke, white?

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    Daryl Stevens, May 09, 2014, 06:07
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    Next to the engine block left side, white smoke. Looks like it may be a busted hose but im not sure

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    ProfessorG, May 09, 2014, 06:11
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    Does it smoke out the tail pipe or just at the leak area

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    Daryl Stevens, May 09, 2014, 09:42
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    just the engine

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    ProfessorG, May 09, 2014, 16:22
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    Pressure test the cooling system to find it.

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    Daryl Stevens, May 10, 2014, 13:45
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    how would I do that

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    ProfessorG, May 10, 2014, 15:15
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    Get a cooling system pressure tester and pressure up the cooling system to force the leak and find it.

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    May 08, 2014, 21:13
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    Hmm....sounds like a coolant leak. Possibly a bad seal or faulty water pump. Check hoses for wear as well.

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    May 09, 2014, 06:01
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    Yall ever get tired of JUST giving out advivice with no reply to it.??........well whaddya know...._!. maybe it worked!

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    csubak30, May 09, 2014, 07:50
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    Yup!! LOL!

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    Greg's Orange Auto (14194 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper May 09, 2014, 06:33
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    NICE YOU GUYS TALK TO EACH OTHER THRU THE ADV SECTION. LMAO

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    ProfessorG, May 09, 2014, 08:07
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    How else. Don't know phone numbers

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    pushrod, May 09, 2014, 08:57
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    Might as well....cause we dont hardly ever get a reply from the person that posted the question.....unless they want to argue with a mechanic!!!..like they think we getting paid for free advice!

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    ziptie12, May 12, 2014, 17:51
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    You mean you DON"T get a check in the mail every month from repairpal? Maybe I just lucked out!

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    ProfessorG, May 12, 2014, 17:54
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    They don't hesitate getting theirs from me each month.

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