Can't find the leak after car froze

Asked by Jm053084 Dec 31, 2017 at 07:28 PM about the 1997 Pontiac Bonneville 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: General

I have a 97 Pontiac Bonneville that froze
over from having water in it got it thawed
out and put new radiator hoses and
thermostat in with fresh and antifreeze
heater cores brand new car is not
overheating and my heat works no water
in my oil or in the intake still can't find
the leak is coming from I want to say the
back passenger side I got underneath
the car and still couldn't see where it was
coming from the elbows on the water
pump for good freshly replace aluminum
give me some help here guys

8 Answers


block freeze plug?

1 people found this helpful.

Yes the water froze inside the block it was already really low on water cuz I started to drain out the water to put antifreeze in it and realize I had to run to the store to get antifreeze


no. is the leak coming from a some what blown out engine block freeze plug.

Im not really sure. We exactly is it on the passenger side of the motor and I was figured that there wasn't enough water in the motor to push it out I started to drain it when I realized I needed to go to the store and get antifreeze so it was less than half full

I also replace the weep hole L-shaped bracket deals with aluminum ones I checked all radiator hoses including the heater core hoses going into the water pump no water by the heater core no water in the oil intake air filter nothing like that runs good no misfiring I got nice hot- air. Not over heating or getting hot. But I did notice that there is no full pressure on the radiator hoses replace radiator cap still got a leak. Not smoking


The leak is the least of your worries the ice probably warped the heads CUT YOUR LOSSES NOW SELL IT TO SOMEONE WHO PAYS 100 PER TON

Olds403. Your 100% wrong. Car is running strong. No missing. No over heating nothing but the leak is wrong with it. Poor judgment.....olds403


only other thing is have someone pressure test the system or rent a tester.

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