My 80 MGB was steaming at right front tire area & no leaks detectable..tire blew from heat!

Asked by Jul 25, 2015 at 06:38 PM about the 1980 MG MGB

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My MGB BEGAN STEAMING at right front area...steam coming from tire area...tire blew
from the heat & lost all air though no hole in tire...smelled like wet rubber smell but see
no water or leak...got this way after short 10 minute trip...I am baffled...any idea???

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Is the radiator still full? have you started the engine and let it idle to see if you can see any leak from under the car with it running? Sounds like a hose had to have blown or come off the lower radiator connection.

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