What could be wrong with my Z24 that every 1 n a half to 2 days i have to add antifreeze. ...i dont see it leaking out...when driving the coolant light will come on n i check n the tank is empty??

Jennifer Walker

Asked by Oct 13, 2014 at 11:29 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair


3 Answers


Do you have white smoke coming out of the tail pipe? How is the engine running?

Michael Kane

Possible crack in the resivor tank / radiator or hoses.


You have 2.4 liter and it was a very common problem to blow the head gasket. Have it pressure tested. Try not to drive it any more than you need to until I get it fixed. If it is a head gasket then the antifreeze will get into the oil and do lots of internal damage.

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