LOSEING COOLANT

  • Tiny
  • mousey425
  • Chevrolet Silverado

I have a 1998 chey silverado 5.7 with 125000 miles on it I went to the store on the way back a seen smoke I was 1 block from my home the temp was fine when I tured in the drive the temp shot up it was over heated I let it cool and check the radiator and the overflow they where empty and there was coolant spaed under the truck I put more coolant in the radiator and started the truck and it was leaking from above the transmission driverside is this a hose or freeze plug or what?

Friday, April 6th, 2007 AT 3:30 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • M_H_RITZEL
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  • 2,765 posts

With it loosing coolant towards the transmission it sound like a bad hose going into the heater core. Check the hoses and replace if bad.

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Sunday, April 8th, 2007 AT 4:40 PM

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