I have a 2002 chevy cavalier I cant figure out why the coolent keeps draining out of the overflow hose can anyone help

Matthew Miller

Asked by Mar 17, 2014 at 11:18 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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James Ramond

if your lucky its an easy fix, when the engine warms up ,water expands and throws some out, when it cools it is supposed to draw that water back in. the rad cap is a one way pressure valve and a two way valve, like 18 psi and more will spill out, no psi as cooling will draw back in. try a new rad cap.

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Matthew Miller

Ive changed that and bought a new one yesterday

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