My 1995 Pontiac firebird running hot

Asked by Mar 12, 2017 at 03:36 AM about the 1995 Pontiac Firebird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1995 Pontiac firebird is running hot it run hot
on the eway and put coolant in then it started right
back up and my battery went dead when I picked it
up I seen coolant under it does anyone know
anyways it could have got there and radiator holes
under there or on the idea but there was coolant
under the battery and I think that's the reason it
went hot

6 Answers

21,135

Just going to have look it over real good. When it ran hot it may have came from the overflow. Need to figure out why it ran hot, did the thermostat fail? Was it leaking and got too low and ran hot? Is the head or intake gaskets leaking? Is water pump bad and/or leaking? Is the radiator clogged up or is it Leaking? Are the radiator Hoses bad or leaking? Are the radiator fans or clutch fans working? Is your battery bad or is the alternator bad too or the reason the battery is dead?

113,675

You may have a leak that is squrting fluid and may be going near the battery. I would clean the whole area well, then run the car and watch where the leak is coming from...

I left my door open over night that's why I looked under the battery and seen it

113,675

bring it up to temperature and look to see if you can locate the source of the leak....

113,675

Good evening/morning Creator

21,135

Hello, Cometguy61 Good Morning.

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