Question about 1997 Mercury Sable

1 Answer

Coolant is not cycling

It is loosing coolant out of the resouivor tank

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 61 Answers

May be your termostat is stock, or your water pump is loose or damage, or your radiator fan is not working.

Posted on Oct 28, 2012

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why does a coolant container with a loose hose that appears to have been welded off on one end, require that the thermostat housing unit be replaced.


I would get a second opinion. I don't know your car, but in most cars, the coolant tank connects to the radiator, right under the radiator cap. I don't see what that has to do with the thermostat housing either.

Aug 14, 2014 | 2002 Volvo S80

1 Answer

My dashboard LOW COOLANT light came on, I had the radiatior flushed, and the light is still blinks


You should first check your coolant overflow tank to make sure there is the proper amount of coolant in it. You MUST check the coolant level when the engine is cold to get a proper reading of the level of coolant. When you open a car's coolant system to flush it is common to get air bubbles in the engine. As the engine warms up, the coolant expands and the excess goes into the overflow tank. When the engine cools, the coolant contracts and it draws coolant from the overflow tank. So, after a flush, you must check the level of the coolant the next couple of times you drive your car because it will take several expanding and contracting cycles for all of the air bubbles to be forced out of the engine. If the level is the same after checking it a couple of times, then you should open the radiator cap check the level there. It should be at the very top of the radiator. (MAKE SURE THE ENGINE IS COLD OR YOU WILL GET BURNED!!!).

If insuring the engine has the proper level of coolant doesn't correct the low coolant light, the next step would be to replace the sensor. In most engines it is just a screw-in plug with a wire on it that transmits to the low coolant gauge in the dash. Most automotive part stores should be able to look up where it is located. It is like changing a spark plug, but you may loose a little coolant out of the engine when you remove the old one, so check the coolant level after changing it.

Good Luck!

Jun 27, 2014 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

2003 chev malibu looses coolant and heats up i can't find any leaks getting po452 code


P0452: Fuel tank pressure sensor circuit malfunction. Low voltage. Require scan tool to diagnos properly. Looses coolant problem could be intake manifold gasket leak or head gasket leak.

Aug 21, 2013 | Chevrolet Malibu Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Would a loose overflow tank cap cause the coolant to come out?


of course it would . they run a closed system to cool properly

May 26, 2017 | 2000 Dodge Intrepid

1 Answer

Overflowing from expansion tank on a 2003 chevy malibu


Have a cylinder leakage test performed to check your head gasket. It dosn't have to overheat to have a head gasket problem. A leakage test checks if looseing combustion gases to the cooling system which would presurise the system higher than normal which causes the tank to overflow.

Sep 30, 2012 | 2003 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

Coolant is not flowing into expansion tank via little hose and car is overheating. As it is getting hot the coolant bubbles and spits coolant through the little hose but it is sputtery like it is tryi


coolant will not flow from the return pipe continuously.when the engine heats the coolant expands returns to tank. coolant fan starts engine cools down return pipe flow stops . fan stops after times, again coolant heats up and flows through the pipe. this cycle continues and go on.

Feb 28, 2012 | Audi A4 Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Hello my 1994 camry toyota has a problem holding the water. We replaced the thermostat,fan switch,radiator cap, and it keeps comsuming the water. What do you think the problem might be? Javier


Javier, have you checked the coolant overflow tank for holes, cracks, or loose hose? When the engine in your car heats up, the coolant expands. The coolant overflow tank (located near the radiator) takes up any coolant that is forced out of the radiator. If the tank is damaged or not connected to the radiator correctly, the coolant will not siphon back into the cooling system when the engine cools off.

Dec 07, 2010 | 1994 Toyota Camry

3 Answers

What is the coolent reserve tank for???? IF broke does it need to be fixed immedatley? Mine is busted and I was wondering if my car is going to overheat now. THANKS


The coolant reserve tank is a medium for the radiator to breathe. Water passes from the radiator to the coolant reserve tank and fort.

The car might not necessarily over-heat if the coolant reserve tank is broken, but it is advisable that you replace it to enable it serve its purpose within the operations of the car engine.

Good luck.

May 27, 2010 | 2004 Toyota Avalon

1 Answer

Mazda MPV Coolant Loss (but no overheat)


i had the same thing on my wifes 2000 mpv van...the ends of the radiator are made of some sort of composite type material....it had a slight crack in it....wasn't obvious until it got worse and started streaming water from it when warmed up....even after it cooled enough not to be spewing it was hard to actually see the crack though a few inches long....was hard to even see where the water and antifreeze mixture was coming from until i took out the radiator

Dec 13, 2008 | 2002 Mazda MPV

1 Answer

2000 c280


Take the top off the radiator expansion tank and lift front of vehicle. There should be a red drain **** on the bottom of the radiator-you'll have to remove underbelly pans to see everything. A flathead screwdriver or pliers should do the trick. Loosen it up a few turns and watch the coolant flow-it will be messy. If you don't have a draincock or can't find it, then just take the lower radiator hose loose and let it flow out. When filling, remember to mix your coolant/water ratio(about 50/50) and let vehicle run until reaching operating temp. Then cycle back and forth between defrost and ac low a few times to allow the coolant system to burp excess air. Then recheck level.

Jul 05, 2008 | 2000 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Mercury Sable Logo

40 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mercury Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76109 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5520 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Are you a Mercury Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...