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My rodeo started shooting steam out i filled it with coolant and during my 1 mile trip home water was pouring out from underneath,i poped hood,cap was on but steam was coming from below engine,help

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Hi there,

Hopefully there is a hole in one of the hoses (least expensive).

No matter what, you need to find the source of the leak. A flashlight will be useful.

When the engine is cool, pour water in the radiator. You shouldn't need to run the engine.

When it starts dripping, look for the leak on:

  • The radiator
  • Large hoses leading to and from the radiator
  • Heater hoses (smaller leading to firewall)
  • Water pump (on the engine)
Once you find it, the severity and type of problem will dictated whether to fix or replace the damaged part.

Mike

Posted on Mar 24, 2011

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