losing water, smoking

Asked by Guru9DR2NB Nov 14, 2020 at 05:32 PM about the 2005 Mercury Mariner

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 05 mercury mariner. I've been constantly having to put antifreeze and
water in it daily. It hasn't ran hot on me any, and I sat on pavement for 30
mins waiting to see for a leak and saw no water no liquid at all so no signs of
a leak. I checked my oil couple days ago and i know it could use an oil change
but it was completely empty i added couple quarts to it to get me over until i
can change it next week but when I was leaving for work crank up car went to
add water into reservoir and saw smoke like white greyish smoke coming from
above the belt it smelt kinda like burnt smell but i cant really tell for sure if its
coming from the belt or not what do i do??? Please help me!

4 Answers

its coming from right driver side from the belt im assuming that the belt goes around the water pump pulley but i cant see the smoke until its above in air so i cant tell specifically where the smoke starts at


Sounds like you have a small leak that only happens when the engine is warmed up and under pressure. Have the cooling system pressure tested to find the leak. Hope that helps! Jim

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