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Wy coolant backsup. Into reservoir,theres no heat in cab and

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Wy coolant backsup. Into reservoir,theres no heat in cab and i hear water sloshing inside dash.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

It sounds as though the coolant is flowing completely through the entire cooling system. Check to make sure the bottom or return hose from the radiator to the engine isn't sucking closed when the engine is running, either idling and/or revved up.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok mike all try that im driving the car but i stop at parkin lot temperature. Seams normal. Still no heat i have to be running. On street. In order. To get heat.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Did you look to see if the bottom hose is collapsed?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
You mean like plugged.?
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

No, sucked close.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I guess have to remove the clamp and disconnect the hose to make sure that they're flow or something.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

No, just look at the hose and see if it is sucked closed while the engine is running, idling and have someone else rev the engine up and see if the hose sucks closed.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
the are both firm and like really hard they're not soft and there's a overflow hose on the reservoir and the antifreeze is coming out from there
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

You may have a partially clogged radiator. You should have it flow tested, rodded out or replaced.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok tnks mike for youre help.👍
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

You are welcome, please leave a positive rating.

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