Coolant /water leaking only when warming up car

Asked by Mar 16, 2017 at 12:59 PM about the 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi. My 2007 PT cruiser was leaking coolant put a
new radiator in less than a week ago and when I'm
warming car up I notice a  leak of water and coolant
doesn't happen any other time during day
temperature is good while driving is it normal for it
to leak while warming up in the morning?

2 Answers

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Only if ur overfilling the coolant reservoir and it overflows as it gets hot, coolant expands. Make sure you're only filling it up to the correct level otherwise, check for a leak, it's not normal for it to leak

113,515

Are you by chance over filling the water tank reservoir????, if not try to see if you can (burp) the system of all the air. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nThsFGa1vuE

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