2004 Nissan Altima

Asked by May 02, 2018 at 03:18 PM about the 2004 Nissan Altima

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've had a Nissan Altima for about a
year now and at first I was having
problems with my belt keep coming off
I had the belt fix and after the belt my
alternator went bad and I have that
fixed and now my check engine light is
still on I know it has a brand new
battery I went to crank it up today it
crunk and it started to run hot and I
looked up under the hood there was a
hole in where you put the coolant I'm
confused what should I do now

1 Answer

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The car is running hot because the coolant has been lost, escaping by the hole in the reservoir. Most probably, the check engine light came on to tell you that there is a problem with the cooling system. I tried to patch a coolant reservoir once and it didn't hold, had to replace it. Replace the one in the car and refill the engine with coolant, either full strength or 50/50. I prefer full strength, if you use it, check the owner's manual or directions on the product container for the amount of mixture required according to the capacity of your vehicle's radiator. Hope this will solve the overheating problem.

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