1997 CHEVY LUMINA THE COOLANT LEAKS INTO THE ENGINE

  • Tiny
  • lenora
  • 1997 Chevrolet Lumina

Engine Cooling problem
1997 Chevy Lumina 6 cyl Automatic 115000 miles

my 1997 lumina runs hot because is losing coolant but no colant ever leaked on the ground and I took it to the shop and they told me that the coolant was leaking into the engine how can I fix this problem I dont want to junk my car do I need a new engine please help!

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Sunday, March 29th, 2009 AT 3:27 PM

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  • obxautomedic
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Hello,

Most likely you have a blown head gasket. The cost to repair will be around $1,500.

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Sunday, March 29th, 2009 AT 3:55 PM
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Hate to disagree with the head gasket theory but it would be more likley for the lower intake gaskets to be leaking and a block test whould be perfomed before condeming head gaskets

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Monday, March 30th, 2009 AT 8:22 PM

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