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LOST A QUART OF COOLANT FROM RADIATOR

1997 Pontiac Bonneville • 75,000 miles

I have a 1997 Pontiac Bonnenille LE with a 3.8 engine. I suddenly lost about a quart of coolant from the radiator; and the engine wont start. Ihave had 2 repair shops tell me this is 2 different issues. Probably a computer and a intake manifold problems. Your ideas appreciated.
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Sonny Metcalf
January 5, 2012.




Whats not working? Spark or fuel pressure? You can locate leak with pressure test.

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Fixitmr
Jan 5, 2012.
A local GM dealer tells me the engine is ruined because of the anti- freeze inside the engine. Is this probable?

Tiny
Sonny Metcalf
Jan 9, 2012.
Seems unlikely unless you drove it that way for a time? Ask them to be more specific as to damage. Usually it's overheat related if at all.
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Fixitmr
Jan 10, 2012.

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