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

Question type: General

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 this way after short 10 minute trip...I am baffled...any idea???

1 Answer


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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