The coolant is leakin out around the crank and water pump housin
I just bought a 1987 volkswagon jetta they said the head gasket was gone well i just got it home and check the oil there was no milky colour to it so i started it up for about a min and it started leakin all over the ground so i got under it and looked up and it was comin out from around the crank and water pump housin i have no idea what it could be could some one please help me out
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There are many reasons for your coolant to be leaking, waterpump failure, look to see if you have a white line on the underside of your hood this is usually a good indicator that the coolant is leaking from the water pump onto the pulley and is transfering to the underside of your hood. You could also have a leaking thermostat gasket or a bad coolant hose or worst case a blown head gasket that can be costly to repair. Hope this helps.
change thermostat . if nothing there under housing by the powersteering pump then it dont have one in it ,need to put one in .water pump up on pass. side behind timing housin. this motors bad for head gasket leakin
You may have a blown head gasket between a cylinder and the water jacket.
The overheating can be caused by exhaust gases being pumped into the coolant at that point and the disappearance of coolant can occur on the intake stroke sucking coolant into the cylinder.
This will often cause a 'steamy' exhaust; check for this.
hi, its a good chance the head gasket has gone and also the thermostat will need checking and also the water pump. if the water pump or the thermostat failed then this would cause the engine to over heat and blow the head gasket.
If your doing the work yourself then get a workshop manual as you will need it for the head bolt sequence and also the torque settings and timing marks for the timing belt.
Let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok
There is a few things that could course your car to be over heating
Air In Cooling System
Water Pump Failure
Head Gasket Failure
These are some of the common problems as your car is reasonable new i would't think the head gasket has gone it is more then likely what you say that the water pump is broke probably the impaler has broken off. To bleed the system you need to get it up to running temperature and remove the bleed screws in the cooling system starting from the highest one working down then back up. If you find it is hard to bleed and no coolant is being pushed out it is more then likely that the water pump has gone. To test if the head gasket has gone take off the oil cap and look for a mayo type gunk around it if there is then this means that water is getting into the oil system meaning the head gasket has gone another test is to use a spacial liquid that test for exhaust gases in the coolant system.
white smoke on morning start up is normal once it clears up, how ever if it si constant and heavy it means coolant is entering the cyninders .wich means you may have a blown head gasket around a water port also check head for cracks