got me a coolant leak - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-19-2006, 12:10 AM   #1
Senior Member
Posts like a Corvette
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Central NJ
Posts: 1,544
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
NERV is on a distinguished road
Default got me a coolant leak

so i get home after a brisk drive and i was walking into the house and glance behind my car to see none other than a trail of liquid behind my car, i checked it and it was coolant, i cant even remember how many coolant leaks i have fixed on this thing :(

gonna have to check it out tommorow when its light...
NERV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 11:41 AM   #2
Senior Member
Posts like a 4 Banger
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 141
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
motorhead is on a distinguished road
Default

It'* light out. Find the leak yet?
motorhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 12:14 PM   #3
Senior Member
Posts like a Corvette
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Central NJ
Posts: 1,544
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
NERV is on a distinguished road
Default

hell im not even dressed yet, sunday lazy sunday, i'll get to it tho,
NERV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 02:45 PM   #4
Senior Member
Posts like a Corvette
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Central NJ
Posts: 1,544
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
NERV is on a distinguished road
Default

well i checked out all the stuff i can from up top and didnt see anything, anyone know of any common leak point son our cars that i might shoudl take a closer look at?
NERV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 02:53 PM   #5
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 3,837
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
sqela is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NERV
well i checked out all the stuff i can from up top and didnt see anything, anyone know of any common leak point son our cars that i might shoudl take a closer look at?
check the lower intake coolant elbow its plastic and prone to failure
sqela is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 02:53 PM   #6
Senior Member
Posts like a Camaro
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Clovis, CA
Posts: 851
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
MACDRIVE is on a distinguished road
Default

Are you still in your pajamas?

Well since you said that it'* dripping on your driveway, I'd say check the upper and lower radiator hoses first, and then check your heater hoses. It sounds like to big of a leak to be comming from the UIM and LIM.

EDIT: Do these water pumps have a bladder pee hole like on older cars? (motorhead)
MACDRIVE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 03:07 PM   #7
Senior Member
Posts like a 4 Banger
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 141
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
motorhead is on a distinguished road
Default

They have a weep hole, if that is what you are refering to?
motorhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 04:04 PM   #8
Senior Member
Posts like a Camaro
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Clovis, CA
Posts: 851
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
MACDRIVE is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by motorhead
They have a weep hole, if that is what you are refering to?
Well please excuse my terminology.

When the bladder ruptures, is there going to be coolant pouring out of there?
MACDRIVE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 04:09 PM   #9
Senior Member
Posts like a Corvette
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Central NJ
Posts: 1,544
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
NERV is on a distinguished road
Default

if its got a pee hole then id imagien thats all that happened on acocunt fo the fact that i drove it again and didnt leak anything
NERV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2006, 04:15 PM   #10
Senior Member
Posts like a Camaro
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Clovis, CA
Posts: 851
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
MACDRIVE is on a distinguished road
Default

If it'* leeking out of the weep/pee hole, then you would be losing coolant in a hurry and it would be running down over the crank pulley.
MACDRIVE is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
93 LeSabre Front Driver Side Water Leak and back passenger leak Kimberly Buick 37 05-04-2014 03:40 PM
Minor Coolant Leak..drip..drip Jim W 1987-1991 28 05-16-2003 07:59 PM
How to check for Intake coolant Leak Daron97SSE 1992-1999 3 05-02-2003 10:35 AM
Coolant leak at MAF/ intake jebstuart 1992-1999 2 01-21-2003 05:49 PM
coolant leak d151avid 1992-1999 6 10-27-2002 11:39 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:32 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.