Ny truck is leaking coolent it overheated and has a broken belt. What can I do? on 1999 Nissan Frontier

I just drove it home from passing the emission test and the belt broke and truck overheated and coolant all over.

by in Colchester, CT on October 29, 2011
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ANSWER by on October 29, 2011
It's hard to say what the extent of the damage may be until the engine has been refilled with coolant, the water pump belt replaced and the engine run o see if there is more damage. Driving a car or even letting it run when the engine overheating is not good and could cause other issues like a blown head gasket. Have the belt replaced add coolant and keep your fingers crossed.
COMMENT by on October 29, 2011
Thank you, Its actually my son;s truck who just had a fuel pump replace and brakes done.. he doesnt need more problems. Hes poor and so am I. This was his dad's truck he passed away a few years back and finally had the money between him and me to get the truck runing has had it for a couple of weeks and now this. Thank you so much for your answer I will let him know. I may be back with more questions. God Bless!

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