2001 Buick Century Custom

Asked by Mar 06, 2018 at 11:40 AM about the 2001 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Buick temp light comes on after 15 mins of driving and
the temp needle spikes from C to H, and light smoke
comes from the hood,I tried putting antifreeze in the car
and the temp needle still spikes

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There are more things involved than just the coolant. The cheapest fix is a new thermostat. If the car is loosing coolant and it is not running out under the car, it could be a gasket and the coolant is going into the engine....check the oil dip stick for foam and or a high over fill reading. You could also have a plugged radiator.

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