Question about Geo Prizm
After driving for at least 10 minutes then putting the car into park, coolant began to leak and spray out of the radiator onto the engine creating steam.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
i think its going to be the head gasket duto the way its leaking coolant. one of the water jackets maybe i would have it checked to be sure but it sounds like head gasket
Posted on Feb 03, 2009
SOURCE: Leaking coolant
Highly unlikely that is the case more likely it is the radiator leaking onto the fan. Also check the upper hose to make sure that it doesnt have a pin hole in it. Good luck and dont forget to rate.
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
It could be as simple as a leaking hose, but it may also be a corroded alloy hose fitting nipple.
Get is seen to by a mechanic before it fails completely, causing complete loss of coolant and expensive cooked motor.
Posted on Jun 05, 2009
Yes , power steering fluid will smoke if it gets on a hot engine, especially on any part of the exhaust system. Barring anything else wrong with the engine such as a coolant leak, and the engine running OK otherwise, I would say that the smoke is from power steering fluid dripping or getting blown on the exhaust by the fan.
Posted on Jul 27, 2009
The back side of the cylinder head has metal fitting/pipe connected to a hose that goes to the heater system inside the cabin, the hose sometimes cracks off just behind the clamp holding it to the metal fitting/pipe.
Posted on Aug 02, 2009
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