Water pours out the reservoir, antifreeze leak was repaired and then freeze plug replaced. Still overheats, smell antifreeze. Spent about $1000. Since problem started Jan 2. HELP !
Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 AT 4:17 PM
Sounds like a severely leaking cylinder head gasket. Your mechanic can verify that with a chemical test. He will draw air from the cooling system through a glass cylinder with two chambers partially-filled with a special dark blue liquid. If combustion gases are present, the liquid will turn bright yellow.