What causes engine to lose water?

What causes engine to lose water?

Coolant loss may indicate a poorly maintained cooling system, a system fault, or even a change in driving patterns. For example, a coolant leak could have any of these causes: A leak that only occurs under certain operating conditions. An undiagnosed cracked engine block or cylinder head, or a blown gasket.

Why does my engine coolant keep disappearing?

Disappearing engine coolant could be the result of a slightly cracked hose, a tiny hole in your radiator, or a water pump issue. It’s also possible for a coolant leak to develop inside your vehicle or to simply vaporize into mist via your defroster. Check the underside of your radiator for dampness as well.

How do I know if my coolant is not circulating?

After your engine is warm, feel the radiator near the bottom. If it’s still cool but the top part of it is hot, you’re not circulating coolant. That could also mean a stuck thermostat though. Watch out for the fan though, it will severely damage your fingers if you get them stuck in it.

How do you replace a heater core in a Chevy Cavalier?

Position the replacement heater core and attach the mounting clamps. Replace the heater core cover and reconnect the heater core outlet. Reconnect any hoses that you can reach from the interior of the car.

Why is the coolant not circulating in my Chevy Cavalier?

on but, the coolant isnt circulating. coolant leaks occasionally. Radiator stopped up,or you still have a new water pump that is not working right. 9 people found this helpful. Also inspect your hoses. They could be internally collapsed. 6 people found this helpful. i ran the water hose thru the upper and lower hoses and water ran freely

Why does the Chevy Cavalier fan always turn on late?

In the 93 chevy Cavalier the fan always turns on to late a easy fix for this is to just hard wire directly to the ignition or to the heater switch that way it will just turn on when u start the car I prefer the heater so that way I can just turn on my heater when car starts to overheat and that kicks the fan on intently.

Where is the bleeder valve on a Chevy Cavalier?

Most info does not pertain to you but it will show you where the bleeder valve is for getting the air out of the system. Do this first before doing any other testing. IMO anyways.