CAR STARTED SURGING, OR BUCKING

  • Tiny
  • ggrant
  • 2001 Mercury Cougar
  • 178,000 miles

My car started surging, or bucking and when I stopped you could smell antifreeze, but the oil light came on. Before this started, you could hear a squealing noise, like a hose or something. What could this be?

I would like some advice on what the problem might be. My car just started bucking and acting like it did not want to go. When I stopped, the oil light came on, but you could smell the distinct odor of antifreeze.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 AT 11:30 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
  • Member

Check oil level. How was engine temp? Check coolant level. Top up, try to start and if starts look for leaks.

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 AT 11:38 PM

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