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Why is there transmission fluid in my Cadillac radiator?

December 31st, 2010 · No Comments

I have a 1995 Fleetwood Cadillac, we had to replace the radiator shortly after we got the car. Since then we have been losing transmission fluid, my husband changed the fluid and screen and it was still slipping and when he went to flush the radiator he discovered where the trans fluid has been going. Why and how did it get in there? Was the radiator installed incorrectly? Also we have noticed a smell of antifreeze coming into the car. Is all of this linked and is there something major wrong, or can it be fixed easily?
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How much it is to re-seal a Cadillac Seville northstar engine?

December 28th, 2010 · No Comments

its a 97 cadillac seville sts, engine runs excellent, very sporty, very fast, just leaks oil pretty bad, about a qt. every 4 days, its a beautiful car, I drove it from detroit, MI to anch, alaska, over time its developed a nasty leak, I had the oil coolant lines replaced, still leaks, even though they said that would stop it.
Im thinking its a main seal, its seem to be coming from the front passenger side which is where the belt line is, I was thinking of just taking it in and having em pull the engine and re-seal it, but Im also thinking worst case scenerio here, it may not be.
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89 Cadillac Eldorado coolant temperature?

December 27th, 2010 · No Comments

What is considered normal operating temp. on a 1989 Cadillac Eldorado? At 65 mph on the freeway in 70 – 80 degree weather it’ll run between 186 to 192. On hot summer days it’ll run from 195 – 208. Standing still or in heavy traffic it’ll usually hit around 219 – 233. After engine is shut off it’ll go up to around 246, then back down. Had the car shut down on me once after reaching 240 in 120 degree summer heat. How hot can it get until damage is done to the engine, and at what temperature should I get suspicious that something is up with the cooling system?
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Cadillac with no heat

December 27th, 2010 · No Comments

I have a 1994 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham that refuses to kick out hot air. The fan blows, but the temp. of the air never gets above slightly warm. What could be wrong and how much is this gonna cost me to fix?
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How should i add coolant to my 2003 Volkswagen beetle?

December 25th, 2010 · No Comments

If I have to take it to a mechanic shop I will, but still would like to know if it is safe to drive? My friend added water because we did not have any coolant (antifreeze) at the time.
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How to remove a heater core from a 1993 Volkswagen golf?

December 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Removal
Discharge A/C system.
Remove instrument panel.
Remove housing support bracket.
Disconnect heater core hoses and plug heater core outlets (to prevent coolant spills).
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2000 Nissan Altima SE Intake Manifold

December 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Intake Manifold Removal & Installation
1. Release fuel pressure. See FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE. Drain coolant. Disconnect all necessary coolant hoses, electrical connectors, vacuum hoses, fuel lines and control cables.
2. Remove generator and mounting bracket. Remove intake air duct hose. Remove upper radiator hose. Remove front Exhaust Gas Recycle (more…)

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How many miles could I expect to get out of my 98 Nissan Altima, before replacing it?

December 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

I would say if you take care of it
Like maintenance and change fluids regularly
I would say you can expect a minimum of 150,000
It is a foreign car so it usually lasts longer but i would say on average it should hit 170,000 and if really good care it can make 250,000
But realistically if you take good care of it it should make 200,000
Depends what goes wrong on it some things will be easy and cheap to fix and it should last a while
I have a friend who got his car to 350,000 and still running good
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How do you bleed a ‘92 Nissan Sentra’s radiator?

December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

When i open the radiator cap, the water is always bubbling up and out. I constantly have to add water so where is the water going when theres no leak?
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Changing the coolant and brake fluid on BMW 325i?

December 20th, 2010 · No Comments

was just contacted by my friendly local BMW garage telling me that I needed my coolant and brake fluid changed. And that they were going to charge me £110 to do it. Thats NUTS!! Can anyone out there please help with some instructions on doing this myself cos I’m definitely not paying that sort of cash for changing fluids in my car.
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