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Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationMaintenance & Repairs · 9 years ago

when i add coolant to my truck, it all leaks out. what is my problem?


yes i took the cap off. im not an idiot. i dont think its from a hose being disconnected. could it be just a leaking gasket? or seal?

Update 2:

as soon as i add coolant, it leaks out almost immediately. i cant seem to find where the leak is?

5 Answers

  • 9 years ago

    You probably have a leak in the hose, or the hose isn't attached to the coolant jug anymore. If you know where things are you may be able to fix it yourself, if not you'll need to take it to the shop.

  • 9 years ago

    can you see where it is leaking from? it could be ruptured hose, a bad gasket, or even a leak in the radiator. if its leaking out fast as soon as you put it in then my guess would be a bad hose or broken radiator

  • 300zx
    Lv 5
    9 years ago

    how fast does it leak out? if slow a hose may have a small hole in it if fast your water pump may be leaking or you could have a hole in the radiator or a big hole in the system somewhere

  • 9 years ago

    check the area that you coolant runs through and if you find the leaking point you can fix it or you might just half to replace the cooling system.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Did you remove the cap before attempting to fill it?

    Source(s): common sense
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