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I have a 2005 Chevy Impala. I can hear a water sound when

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I have a 2005 Chevy Impala. I can hear a water sound when accelerating. Its sounds like there is a gallon jug of water 1/2 filled with water in my dash. When I accelerate it souinds like the water is swooshing around.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  mauricio replied 2 years ago.

Hello I'll assist you today.

 

The problem the coolant level most be low and causing the heater core behing the dash to make noise.

First let check the coolant level on the radiator make sure to check when the engine is cold, if the level is low top off and road test, after the road test let the engine cool down and recheck.

 

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Expert:  mauricio replied 2 years ago.

We need to know why the coolant is low, the next step is to do visual inspection under the hood also try to see under car for coolant leak. If you cant find any leaks and the coolant still leaking you may need to take to a mechanic for a coolant pressure test.

I need to you check the engine oil dip stick and see if the oil is like a milkshake, this is a indication of coolant getting in the oil. if this is the case you need to replace the intake gasket.

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Expert:  mauricio replied 2 years ago.

Hello

Let me know if you have any more questions.

Thanks

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