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Overheating and coolant leaking out coolant reservoir tank overflow hose.

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You will need to check for the fan fuses to see if they are blown. If you have a blown fuse, the fan may need replacing. The Chevy's have a trend to blow a fuse when the fan goes bad. You can undo the wiring harness at the fan, and if you know how, run 2 wires from the battery to the fan motor harness (one positive and one negative) This will tell you the state of the fan motor. if it runs wired like this and runs quiet, it is good, you have a fuse and or a relay problem, look at the fuse cover for which relay is which and which fuse is which. Good hunting..

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Why is it overheating


If it's pushing coolant out of the reservoir overflow, that's a sign of a blown headgasket. Get an exhaust gas test kit and test the coolant for signs of exhaust gas. If it test positive, you've got a blown head gasket

Feb 27, 2018 | 1999 Dodge Stratus

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There is a hose coming from the overflow. It isn't attached to anything. The overflow leaks. Is this hose to reduce pressure or is it supposed to be attached, and if so, where?


it's not attache to anything,it's the overflow exhaust meaning for too much coolant or overheating. there is a mark on the tank to adjust coolant level. don't pour too much,

Aug 13, 2013 | 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

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Leaking coolant after radiator replacement


If you are talking about the reservoir that hose is the overflow hose.
Its possible the shop did not release all of the air pockets from the system and some coolant came out with the air bubbles.
The tank should be about half full hot and cold.

Jul 18, 2013 | 1998 Chrysler Concorde

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Ok ..continuing to have a overheating prob. w/a 2005 Lincoln LSV8...refilled the coolant tank (used mostly water) started her up and let it idle for 15-20 min. it did lose coolant from some where under the...


First there is but one water pump, next did you bleed the air out of the cooling system as directed in the factory manual? If you did then the engine may have a leaking head gasket. Water pump picture below. You may also have a leak in the recovery tank, but that would not cause the overheating unless you let it run dray. This engine is very easy to damage if overheated, think you should let an expert look at this problem.
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Sep 20, 2012 | 2005 Lincoln LS V8

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Need to change coolant recovery tank can a anyone do it


Yes you can do it yourself

Degas Bottle Removal
  1. Drain radiator (8005) until engine coolant is out of degas bottle. Disconnect radiator overflow hose (8075) and engine coolant vent hose at degas bottle.
  1. Remove power steering oil reservoir retaining screws and position power steering oil reservoir (3A697) out of the way.
  1. Remove degas bottle return hose and clamp. Remove degas bottle retainers and remove degas bottle.
Installation
  1. Position degas bottle in vehicle and install retaining screw and nut. Tighten retaining bolt and nut to 9-12 Nm (80-106 lb-in).
  1. Connect degas bottle hose and clamp to degas bottle.
  1. Position power steering oil reservoir onto degas bottle and install retaining screws securely.
  1. Connect radiator overflow hose and engine coolant vent hose to degas bottle.
  1. Fill and bleed engine cooling system as described. Check for coolant leaks and proper engine coolant level after engine reaches normal operating temperature.


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    Item Part Number Description 1 8100 Radiator Cap 2 - Nut (1 Req'd) 3 - Bolt and Retainer (1 Req'd) 4 - Nut (1 Req'd) 5 - Bolt (1 Req'd) 6 - Coolant Recovery Hose 7 - Coolant Return Hose 8 - Coolant Recovery Hose 9 8A808 Degas Bottle A - Tighten to 9-12 Nm (80-106 Lb-In)
Hope this helps.

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Mar 08, 2011 | 1999 Ford Taurus

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97 cadillac eldorado overflowing through overflow pipe


The most common overheating problem with the Northstar engine is a blocked purge line. It's job is to purge air out of the cooling system.
There is a small diameter hose coming from near the top of the coolant tank(not the cap),this is the purge line.
With the engine idling,pull the purge line from the tank,if there is no coolant flow from this small hose,it is blocked and this will cause overheating.If the hose is clear, check for blockage at the nipple on the tank.Or trace the hose back until you find the blockage.The hose goes in to the engine to a crossover and comes out the other side to near the thermostat housing,the blockage may be there.

Apr 11, 2010 | 1987 Cadillac Eldorado

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The engine coolant retrieval tank isn't getting


Replace the hose from the radiator to the reservoir.and make sure the reservoir is not leaking.

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Where is termostat in hyundai elantra


It is not likely the thermostat, because the thermostat is showing that it is overheating,so it is working, you must have a coolant leak somewhere. You will have to find coolant leak. Car is overheating because it is low on coolant

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Overheating and grinding noises


First thing you need to do is zero in on where the coolant is leaking out,and where oil is going. Sure sounding like a head gasket, or worse. What engine& mileage?

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