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Coolant boiling in fill tank 97 olds achieva 4 cyl

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Needs more info dose water boil after awhile or as soon as you start the car or do you have to drive for awhile
here are some thing to check. check and make sure your fan are working then check and make sure you do not have any leakes in the coolant system

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  • lmg8019 Aug 21, 2010

    well I thank you for your response. My mechanic bypassed the heater core temporarily and the car had been overheating ever since. approx 4 wks. kept going back and telling him since they disconnected heater core it continues to overheat, have to drive 3 - 6 miles. water boils. no one can find solution. then radiator sprang leaks $250.00 to replace it, and fill tank started leaking at seams etc. today my son in law looked and immediately saw the problem they kinked the hose when they bypassed the heater core so no water has been able to exit the engine
    Nice huh!!!



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