Why car stalls and upper radiator hose collapsed

Asked by Apr 13, 2015 at 12:58 PM about the 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2005 Grand Prix that starts but then stalls when I start to drive.  Looked under hood and upper radiator hose is collapsed. What could possible causes be?

1 Answer

A hose will collapse from vacuum in the cooling system when the engine cools, especially when coolant is low. Try a new radiator cap, it's supposed to draw coolant back in to radiator when engine cools and pressures fall. Some cars have no cap on radiator, only on overflow tank. Either way, a new one MAY solve this. The hose anyway. Do you have the Check Engine light on? The hose will not cause stalling.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 4,110
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,760
#3 munron
munron
Reputation 2,140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
513 Great Deals out of 29,230 listings starting at $995
Used Pontiac Bonneville
540 listings starting at $1,899
Used Dodge Charger
285 Great Deals out of 27,074 listings starting at $2,500
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,250 listings starting at $950
Used Pontiac G6
63 Great Deals out of 4,169 listings starting at $699
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
13 Great Deals out of 1,407 listings starting at $1,995
Used Pontiac GTO
6 Great Deals out of 444 listings starting at $5,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
836 Great Deals out of 82,004 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
376 Great Deals out of 47,164 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chrysler 300
342 Great Deals out of 20,514 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
707 Great Deals out of 88,066 listings starting at $699

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 416 listings starting at $1,995
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
407 listings starting at $2,999
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 462 listings starting at $1,999
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
361 listings starting at $3,000