2014 LT program car, Pull Me Over Red, 1.4T Auto
Welcome Aboard!No I’m talking about the level In the recovery tank. I was thinking it might be the tank since the cap spins off easily and there doesn’t seem to be much holding it on. Would the water pump leaking cause me to smell it inside the car? I was thinking of replacing the coolant tank first with one of the dorman 603-383 and see if that solves my issue. Is there anything I would need to know about installing this?
When you say topped off, what are you using for the MAX level? Read this answer to someone else's question and then this one further down.
Here are a few of the better links to coolant issues. It might be in one of them if the one above doesn't cut it..
Cruze Cabin Odors, Sources, and Resolution Summary
FIX: Coolant Odors/Coolant Loss From Reservoir
Here is a bunch of others that have decent info as well:
#PI0762: Coolant Leak at Water Pump - (Jul 11, 2012)
LOW ENGINE COOLANT LEVEL WITHOUT AN EXTERNAL LEAK - N140417.
In the following thread, skip to post #7, then to read from #21 on.
Water Outlet Replacement
Link to post #7 - Powertrain Coverage
Link to post #21 - does anyone know what the torque specs are for water outlet bolts
#PI0721: Coolant Leak at Thermostat Housing to Cylinder Head - (Apr 17, 2012)
#PI0762D: Coolant Leak at Water Pump - (Aug 1, 2013)
I only did a cursory look at the following thread, but there at least some good tidbits here.
LOW ENGINE COOLANT LEVEL WITHOUT AN EXTERNAL LEAK - N140417
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