I drove my 98chevy s-10 without the radiator cap off. before I realized I heard kind of a tapping in engine while I was driving it, then it cut off completly. then I tried to turn on but sounds wierd

Asked by Jun 03, 2015 at 10:11 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

sounds like metal rubbing on each other.

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Let it completely cool off then refill the cooling system. See what it sounds like. By running it without coolant there's a good possibility that you did some severe engine damage. HTH. - Jim

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