Question about 1997 Oldsmobile 88
My 1997 Olds 88 has been running hot, the needle goes into the red zone on the indicator and there's a small puddle on the passenger side wherever I park that smells like radiator fluid. Someone I work with said it's probably clogged up near the heater core. Any help/diagrams would be appreciated.
I doubt it. If the heater core is plugged up the cooling system still functions but you don't get any heat.
The radiator could be clogged up, or it could be a sticking thermostat among other things.
Posted on Jul 17, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Heater Core
My mechanic tells me it is almost impossible to get to it without
taking out the dash. This will give you the clearance you need
to replace it. You might try it from under the dash if you have a
good back but i don.t think there's enough clearance to get it out.
I bought a salvage 1997 lss Olds and the airbag popped the dash
so we had to replace it. Not an easy task unless you've done it
Posted on Jan 07, 2009
it sure sounds like it....and yes those metal lines are full of transmission fluid....they come from the tranny to cool the transmission fluid, and return it to the trans..
Posted on May 08, 2009
A few things to consider when diagnosing poor heater
Posted on Oct 06, 2009
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