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Coolant leak malibu 2000 just replaced reservoir tank, My

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coolant leak malibu 2000 just replaced reservoir tank
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: My old tank has a crack in it and I sealed it with epoxy but I've been decided to replace the tank altogether the reservoir tank started getting low after filling up the new tank then today started driving saw that underneath the engine coolant was leaking and the spring on top of my hood
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is***** will do my bast to help you first thing what side of the engine is the coolant leaking from

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Left side (coolant reservoir tank side)
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Added a picture have more if needed
Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

Just dobble check the coolant cap it's on all the way. but your going to have to really look to try and see were that leak is coming from check hoses and water pump to try and pin point the leak

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Leak under
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yeah made sure cap was on tight
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Spray on hood
Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

What size engine is in that car

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
3.6 l v6
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No 3.1
Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

Sounds like to me the lower intake gaskets are blown well know problem on the 3.1 engine they leak coolant all over the ground

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Uuuggghh started to think that
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm going to get it looked at further this afternoon as well
Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

That's a good idea I hope my info helped

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I definitely did thanks
Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

Glad I could help don't forget to rate me thanks.

Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

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