Dealer repaired rear compressor and broke cover latch. Instead I think the T-stat is suddenly sticking closed and needs to be replaced. The relay can be affected by underhood temp and years of exposure to. Unfortunately, my gasket is indeed leaking. The coolant mixes with the engine oil and damage results.
I was trying to get off the freeway as I was going on the off ramp the car temp all the sudden went red then engine had stopped. I pulled off to the side of the road, turned the car off and let it sit a few minutes. I had three separate issues stemming from this. But now trying to figure out what made it blow. I ended up replacing lower and upper gaskets.
This relates to the cooling system. Now, because you say the heater only blows cold air, I'm tempted to agree with you on the faulty T-stat. I have a similar problem that just started suddenly. If you can put it on a lift and take the engine out from the bottom makes it a lot easier. Ask at a reputable part store where experienced countermen can assist, unless you get it done after a tech deems it worth checking.
This problem has been to the dealer over 4 times. But it leave the enginge on the ground and you can take it apart very quickly. Took to non-gm dealer since it was after hours and knew the owner would take care of in morning. Trapping heat makes conditions, processors can be flash updated or so can auto computer parts. After doing all this work and finally getting the air pocket out that was giving me some false reading on my temperature gauge it runs great. Dannyl answered 3 years ago Of course it is only obvious that higher ambient makes conditions. Upon taking it to the repair shop the mechanic informed me that the rear 'head gasket' has a leak.
The head gasket was changed at about 42,000 miles, years ago. So, in summary, use the test strips if you suspect you have a manifold gasket leak before doing anything else, and then consider gutting your T-stat as a quick way to keep driving before you undertake the much more expensive repair of your manifold gasket. I'll let you know how I'm doing a couple of thousand miles down the road! Passenger front window chooses not to work at random and back left side window sometimes does not close. The heater only blows cold air. Finally replace everything in reverse order. Many of the repairs where costly.
The correct specs for the manifold bolts usually come with the gasket. Mr good wrench knows all this and can performance test, measuring actual for yours with the conditions. Temp went up to normal. Come to find out the head gasket went out for the second time. The wiring harness connections must also be disconnected.
The heater only blows cold air. I turned the ignition on and off a few times and the fan stopped, however about 4:30am the following morning, I found the fan running again Dannyl answered 3 years ago sticky relay? Only thing I can come up with is thermostat. The other times the dealer could not isolate. The van has been sitting in the driveway, for about 4 hours, the engine is ice cold and the fan just kicked on for no reason without even pulling it out of the driveway or the key even in the ignition. In order to replace the gasket you must remove the intake plenum,throttle body, and misc. The van overheats after driving even a short distance and the cost to repair is high for all problems. The water pump was replaced about 2 years ago.
A pressure cap applies pounds. If you have a for-profit service,. The gasket was always the fault. Six months later another cooling system failure blamed on the lower intake manifold. My slider now works great! Yet my car won't work.
Oh yea, anyone know how to force open a power slider that won't unlock electrically or manually? Oh well, cars gonna sit right where it is until I get up the bucks to fix it. If the gasket hadn't collapsed the bolts wouldn't have become loose and the air never would have been able to mix with the coolant. Any ideals would be appreciated. I'm just guessing it might be the thermostat, but where is it located and how do I replace it? It can think it is correct. Enter me in the suit.