Question about 2002 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

A lot of vapor comes out htrough the repirator from the water tan

A lot of vapor comes out through the water tank and all of a sudden i am driving and out comes all this smmoke from the repirator and it runs well and fast it just starts to blow a lot of vapor

Posted by on

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    what water tank?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Chevrolet Master
  • 5,568 Answers

I think you mean 'radiator' and if you do, you probably have a leaking core or tank although it could be something as simple as a pressure cap that isn't screwed on correctly. 
Once it starts, you need to stick your head under the hood (open it carefully, you might get a face full of steam or hot water) and search for the source of the leak. 

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

2001Dodge neon drips a lot if moisture or water out exhaust while running. What's up with that?


Check that you are not losing water out of the radiator or that you have to keep filling the "top up" tank all the time. If neither of these are happening then it will only be that the car isn't yet hot enough and is ejecting all the moisture created by the process of combustion out of the exhaust. Cold days and short drives do not help. the excess moisture left in the exhaust system rusts it out faster and low temps in the engine can cause sludge build-up. If you use the car for constant short cold weather trips, and you are NOT losing water, I would suggest you take it out on the highway and give it a good run to dry out all the moisture.

Apr 13, 2015 | 2001 Dodge Neon

1 Answer

Trouble codes po441


po441 is a netural vapor pressure switch or better knowen as evap purge flow monitor . whats happing is you building to much pressure in fuel tan, with car jacked up in the rear look for a charcoal canister,a plastic box that looks like it has 2 chambers .with hoses going to fuel tank and a 2 wire plug see if its disconnected or hoses are cracked ,broken ,or leaking. good luck ,I really hope I answered your question .
Woody

Aug 11, 2014 | Jeep Liberty Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Coolant tank boiling


Look for a stuck closed thermostat first. Then make sure there is enough water in the radiator. Next look at the exhaust pipe. Is it black or a shade of tan? Is there steam coming from it when the engine is running? Compression gases getting into the water can mean a bad head gasket or worse a crack in the head or block.

Jan 11, 2014 | Daihatsu Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Engine expels water vapor from dipstick 2005 dodge caravan


are you loosing antifreez? or bad smell in tank for antifreez if its whitish or a creamy color possible head gasket ,after car warms up do you get any water vapor or excessive moisture out tail pipe. let me know what you find ,good luck ,hope this helped

Oct 01, 2012 | 2005 Dodge Caravan

2 Answers

2002 celica gts got some water in engine when boyfriend pulled off liner of wheel well and when it rained hard and alot yesterday water got in filter and got at least a cup of water in the bottom of my...


Water vapor coming out of an exhaust pipe is normal especially when car is cold and pipes are cold. After complete heat-up vapor will appear clear.
It is unlikely that any water could get in your crankcase but you took the extra step to ensure the oil is clean. There was a lot of water in the engines intake and that is what you concentrate on. Dry the top of the engine in the hot sun, after removing all the pockets of water in the intake air system. Add some dry gas and injector cleaner to the gas tank and drive the car enough to clear out any latent moisture. Only if the water damaged a MAF Air Sensor will you need to buy or replace anything. It should start clearing itself up.

May 26, 2010 | 2002 Toyota Celica

2 Answers

Choking after full tank of gas


vapor lock in the gas tank. Take off your gas cap if a lot of pressure comes out than get a gas cap

Mar 17, 2010 | 2004 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

WHITE EXAUST SMOKE WATER VAPORE COMING THROUGH AIR VENT CUTS OUT WHEN DRIVING LIGHT COMES ON AN OF CAR ACTS UP BURNS OIL


Well, this definitely sounds like you have a blown head gasket, and maybe a busted heater core (water vapor out of air vents). Both were probably caused by the car overheating creating a lot of pressure in the cooling system and blowing the head gasket(s) and maybe the heater core. The vapor out of the vents could also be caused by external coolant leakage of the head gasket on the hot engine bringing the vapor inside the cab via the heater fan...

I'd get that checked before any major engine damage happens...

Sep 09, 2009 | 1989 Ford Mustang

1 Answer

2002 chrysler 3.5 overheating - new rad, water


It can a the first stage of blowing head gasket.

Fill your coolant tank to the full mark when it's COLD.

Start the car, and pay close attention to the tail pipe for a small puff of white smoke.

After 15 minutes,If you do see any vapor then take the car for a 8 minutes drive.

Park the car and listen for bubbling sound from the coolant tank,

If you see bubbles coming up then you will need a head gasket change real soon.




Jul 17, 2009 | 2002 Chrysler 300M

1 Answer

I was backing up in 4 wheel drive and all of the sudden


Sorry but if you see it goes into reverse not a lot to say about that. Tans.

Mar 02, 2009 | 2005 Ford F-150

1 Answer

Vaporlock Problem 93 Olds Ciera


Have you tested the fuel pressure with a guage? modern cars do not vapor lock, if the fuel pump is working correctly the fuel is constantly be cycled to the fuel rail and back to the tank, a closed loop, if you just get a spurt then the fuel pump is most likely failing, is it noisy, a loud humming when listening at the filler neck with the gas cap off?

Oct 09, 2008 | 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Chevrolet Malibu Logo

49 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

63990 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21990 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...