Coolent expands when hot, which will fill the tank up more, so don't over fill too much. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance. The failure and the current mileage was 126,000. I will provide any other information- if they know- that u guys need but am just starting with this for now. High engine temp and a sludge in my motor are the obvious consequences. Have everything loose but the the rear bolt hits the firewall and will not come out. If you think your low on coolent, let the engine cool down, and open the radiator cap and fill it full from there.
. This method of filling will help to expel any trapped air in the system. You may need to pull the tube off a nearby clip to get enough flex. Keep turning the pressure cap slowly, and remove it. The coolant surge tank is located in the engine compartment on the passenger side of the vehicle.
Shut engine off before it overflows. Always wear safety goggles when working on your Impala. The Chevy Impala has been around for quite a while and you can still get a V-8. The dealer stated the seals on the motor mount and a new coolant reservoir would need to be installed. I finally took the car to the dealership and they automatically knew what the problem was and stated it was a problem with the 3400 series engine. I replaced the thermostat thinking that was the problem but it did not help and the problem persisted.
Seems to high to fill cold. The contact took the vehicle to a local mechanic for a diagnostic. Sounds like I was right to fill to the lower line only Cheers Forum Regular Joined: Apr 11, 2009 Posts: 213 Posts per day: 0. The contact stated that coolant was leaking out of the vehicle. When refilling coolant, always top up the radiator, and fill the overflow tank to at least the cold mark level about half-way up on the tank. A few easy steps and you can replace the coolant recovery tank to help keep the engine cooler. In May I noticed the coolant reservoir was low.
One possibility is a leaky head gasket is pushing combustion gasses into the cooling system, which forces the coolant into the overflow tank to rise way beyond normal. If it's low, add coolant. Not enough light coming through to see colors. You also have a sensor to tell you is you are low on coolant. Environmental concerns with poor less than optimal engine performance, loss of coolant, oil, etc. The other bolt to the rear that holds the alternator and also a wire bundle is lose, but I didn't take it out because the housing is slotted.
Just an example of the stupidity of the the engineers and designers. Locate and press the tab or… The 2008 Chevrolet Impala has the most common hook-end wiper arms. In addition, coolant was leaking from the engine. When I took the vehicle back to the dealer, I was told that a seal was leaking coolant into the oil. I assume that you are looking at the reservoir bottle. Thanks in advance, Chris I have the same problem. Taken to repair shop again--could not find the problem.
The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. I can't afford to keep on fixing this problem that has no end in sight. Adding engine coolant also known as antifreeze to your 2008 Chevrolet Impala is pretty easy. This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the. I bought another overflow cap and no solution. After the repair the check engine warning light illuminated and the temperature gauged still indicated that the vehicle overheating.
It was cool out about that time of year and I also noticed the car had no heat. Look at the part you have and match it to the part on the heater assembly. You may have to rotate and flex the blade to make enough… It don't have a timing chain and if it did it would out last the engine. Check to see if coolant is visible in the coolant surge tank. Ignition clicked when tried to restart. When the car cools off, that coolant will be sucked back into the radiator providing there are no leaks in the small transfer hose between the radiator and resevoir. If necessary, repeat coolant fill procedure Steps 1—6.