mild overheating, coolant & oil go down; head gasket? cracked head? H2O pump?
checking the oil shows that it is not contaminated by antifreeze, drips coolant
from front passenger side slowly, looks like it could be coming from water
pump; but... exhaust manifold is pretty sludgy where it bolts to the head.
Otherwise seems to be a great little motor that just keeps on truckin
So, I flushed the cooling system and ran it some more- antifreeze stayed clean, but still overheated. Thinking about it, the cooling fan was not kicking on. Disconnected the fan & tested it- it still worked great. Quick fix; I ran a toggle switch on the dash from an ignition hot to the fan. Now I just switch on my cooling fan manually when the temperature gauge is climbing too high. I'll perform further diagnostic as time allows, but runs great now.
Search Geo Tracker Questions
Geo Tracker Experts
Related Models For Sale