CHEVY LOSS COOLANT,ENGINE KNOCKS WHEN COLD

1997 Chevrolet Camaro

Tiny

dgarza691

October, 31, 2008 AT 10:23 PM

Engine Performance problem
1997 Chevy Camaro 6 cyl Automatic 147000 miles

Hi I own a 1997 chevy camaro 3.8, recently I have been loosing coolant and the engine is knocking at cold start only, I also had a code pop up saying missfire cylinder four, so I went ahead and replaced the plugs and wires, water pump, thermostat, flushed the system and still the engine knoecks when cold and still losing coolant, please help me

3 Answers

Tiny

Docfixit

November, 1, 2008 AT 2:44 PM

Ever notice white smoke from tailpipe in A.M. Startup?
If yes coolant leaking into cyl #4 headgasket or head

Tiny

dgarza691

November, 1, 2008 AT 7:42 PM

Yes I do have white smoke in the morning time, so what is exactly the problem and how expensive can something like this run

Tiny

Docfixit

November, 2, 2008 AT 4:13 PM

Need to pull heads check for crackes plane and replace with new gaskets With milage would reccomend valve job. If you have it done @$1000 to $ 1400

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