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Rtrt the art the car and let it run for 10 minutes and shut it off and repeat for 3 times. if now leaki had a low level in my coolant overflow tank and had no antifreeze so since it was summer i added water and forgot. now it is close to zero and there is still a low level in the overflow tank in my '96 chevy cavalier.. the temp has been near zero at night so i just left it sit for about 2 weeks. a friend told me that if froze the damage is done. he said to sta

Mechanic's Assistant: Has your car been overheating? Have you noticed any leaks?

No its just been sitting out in the cold for about 3 weeks -

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '10 Chevy?

96 chevy cavalier 4 door sedan

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Cavalier yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing. i was afraid to do anything yet but i have to make a move of some kind

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Yes, a friend from auto zone told me to start the car and run for 10 minutes and then shut off for 15 minutes and repeat 3 times and see if a leak developed. in other words the damage may already be done

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Chevy Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago
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hi, how can I help you with this?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I DONT UNDERSTAND, IVE BEEN THRU THE PROCESS AND WAS LINED UP WITH 'MOOSE' SO WHAT DO I DO
NOW?
Chevy Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago

hi, please clarify your question - you haven't really asked anything about your car? what did you want to know about the present issue?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No I will call back after I get more info
Chevy Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago

you will need to clarify what information it is that you are seeking.... you have not asked any question in your original post.

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