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I lost all of my antifreeze and car started smoking

I was trying to take my clients to work but we just got 9 inches of snow today and I got stuck. I couldnt get anywhere and I was trying, but then my car started smoking kind of bad and i lost most of my antifreeze. I drive a '99 grand am and I am kind of freaking out about it because the engine is already a piece of **** that Ive had to have a lot of work done to it. Im just curious as to if you think its just something minor or if Ive damaged it...no check engine light came on or anything but it did almost overheat.

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  • caywoch Jan 28, 2009

    there is still some antifreeze in there and I started it back up, it didnt automatically overheat or anything but how long should I leave it running?

  • caywoch Jan 28, 2009

    thank you i appreciate the advice, that pontiac is so frustrating, ive had to replace the struts, intake gasket...and a blown head gasket. i wish i would have done research before getting that car ugh!

  • caywoch Jan 28, 2009

    i rated you, i did mean to ask, what would have caused my car to lose all of my antifreeze?

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If it wassteaming under the hood then you did overheat it which could have cracked the block if it overheated too badly, you will want to refill the radiator with antifreeze and start it up and see how it acts when you start it.let me know what it does when u start it

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 28, 2009

    fill it bad up with antifreeze all the way and you should be fine then. go ahead and shut it off til you get it filled up with coolant again

  • Ronnie Houston Jan 28, 2009

    good luck with it and if you could please rate my help thank you

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