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Coolant leak heater not blowing cold, stopped noticed overflow coolant tank LOW, put antifreeze in overflow tank and went to bed. next day drove car and and heat still blows cold, and temp guage is running hotter then normal. I limp my car home never letting it get to hot. overflow tank still of coolant, I thought maybe cuz it was low the night before I some how sucked in an airbubble in my line. my husband changed out the thermostat which was a nightmare to get to. they went to put antifreeze back in radiator when they finished with new thermostat and the antifreeze leaked all over the floor. my husband who is not a mechanic, and his friend who thinks he is a mechanic said maybe it was a freezer plug or a blown gasket. I now have it in shop because I did not want my loved ones touching my car anymore and they can not do a pressure test because the housing unit for my thermostat is leaking... please keep in mind I am very careful with my car, I had no indication other then the heater blowing cold that night and then overheating that day that I had a problem. my car never leaks and it never runs hot. please help did I blow a gasket and how in the hell did this happen if my car had no signs of overheating other then the heater blowing cold was my first indicater and I babied my vehicle immiediatly.

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THE GASKET COULD HAVE JUST SUFFERED WEATHER DAMAGE

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