The car just started to smoke from the hood
1991 Ford Taurus

The car just started to smoke from the hood

(1991 Ford Taurus)
well the car was parked i went to the gas station and ran in wen i ran out the car started to smoke i turnrd off the car and coolent pored out.i checked and the plastic container was empty and i put some and it pored out i have some in the radiader but when i drive the temp gauge goes to hot and it smokes as well.what is it?
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on November 28, 2010
Sounds like the coolant reservoir has a hole in it or maybe the hose has come off. Take a good look at it. Put water in it and see where it pours out. You could also have radiator or thermostat problems. Don't drive the car if the engine is overheating, you'll damage the engine.
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on November 28, 2010
well i got someone to check it out and turns out to be the water pump i got the part (not bad price 25.00) now just got to try to find someone to put it in...Thank you for your reply
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on November 28, 2010
Sounds like the coolant reservoir has a hole in it or maybe the hose has come off. Take a good look at it. Put water in it and see where it pours out. You could also have radiator or thermostat problems. Don't drive the car if the engine is overheating, you'll damage the engine.
Here's a directrory link for you:
http://repairpal.com/ford-repair-in-albuquerque-new-mexico
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on November 28, 2010
well i got someone to check it out and turns out to be the water pump i got the part (not bad price 25.00) now just got to try to find someone to put it in...Thank you for your reply

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