coolant leak -rear of engine - near firewall .....Waterpump????????

Asked by Jan 12, 2013 at 07:30 PM about the 1996 Pontiac Bonneville 4 Dr SSE Supercharged Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

Freeze plug. maybe heater hoses. not water pump...blown intake manifold gasket worst case

7,405

i'd agree with heater hose.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
2,985

could be heater hose or freeze plug

20

possibly a coolant crossover on the engine. With the hood open and the vehicle in park, either have an assistant give it some gas or work the throttle manually yourself and see if you can observe where the leak is coming from.

In 1995 the car stayed the same appearance wise, but the SE and SSE trims received a new naturally aspirated engine, the Series II (RPO: L36). This engine made 205 hp (153 kW) and 230 lbf·ft (310 N·m). The SSEi remained equipped with the Series I SC 3800 (RPO: L67) engine until the 1996 model year, when it too was updated. In March 2008, GM announced that these engines and other GM engines supplied with Dexcool antifreeze coolant might be prone to intake manifold failure and other problems with the cooling system if proper regular maintenance is not correctly performed. After settlement of a class-action lawsuit, GM agreed to compensate owners of many vehicles that suffered damage, regardless of negligence on the part of the consumer, if the consumer can prove damages

Intake manifold problems same as the Regals same engine

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Bonneville

Looking for a Used Bonneville in your area?

CarGurus has 529 nationwide Bonneville listings starting at $1,799.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac Bonneville Questions

Pontiac Bonneville Experts

#1 ticklemedaly
ticklemedaly
Reputation 390
#2 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 360
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 360
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
24 Great Deals out of 2,804 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Impala
600 Great Deals out of 35,644 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
12 Great Deals out of 1,427 listings starting at $995
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,126 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac Firebird
13 Great Deals out of 756 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang
701 Great Deals out of 44,787 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
358 Great Deals out of 31,416 listings starting at $2,400
Used Buick LeSabre
17 Great Deals out of 1,949 listings starting at $1,588
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,169 Great Deals out of 79,727 listings starting at $2,500
Used Buick Park Avenue
398 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Pontiac Bonneville For Sale
72 listings starting at $4,490
2004 Pontiac Bonneville For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 68 listings starting at $1,799
2003 Pontiac Bonneville For Sale
72 listings starting at $2,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.