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Engine cooland leaks 99devile, hosesare17yearsshorttrips,

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engine cooland leaks 99devile JA: How...
engine cooland leaks 99devile
JA: How old are the hoses? And what driving conditions do you most often encounter?
Customer: hosesare17yearsshorttrips
JA: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?
Customer: 1999 devillecouncours
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no refill cooland
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Cadillac
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Cadillac Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. Have you noticed any coolant leaking under the vehicle.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

I would suspect the water pump(#5), or the radiator(#1).

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Cadillac Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

The hoses (#'s 2 and 3) should also be inspected.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

If there is no external leak, then you should suspect the heater core or the head gasket of being the issue. To confirm the head gasket, you will have to have a compression test done on the vehicle.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

If you require more information on this issue and/or are not satisfied, let me know, please, and I will attempt to assist you further on this. I hope this information points you in the right direction. If you have any further questions or concerns on this issue, feel free to ask. If you are satisfied, and have found this information helpful, a positive rating would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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