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I went down the route of some all weather sealant in the end, covered the entire channel where the two panels meet, along with each mounting point for the roof rails. Before applying I removed any previous sealant and cleaned with degreaser, seems to have applied well, fingers crossed it keeps the water out when it next rains.


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If you're on a very tight budget & don't care about the car too much, and it's not a big leak, then some of the pour-in-the-radiator "leak stop" products might work quickly Something like this. Raw eggs (or just eggwhites) might work too for a little while. Those would coat your entire coolant system with "goop" that should plug small holes. But best ...


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You could be really lucky and it could be that the rubber seal within the cap has deteriorated and is no longer holding the pressure in the expansion tank. ** CAUTION ** - Do NOT remove this cap whilst the car is warm, you risk scalding from both super heated water and escaping steam. Once the car has cooled, remove this cap. If it appears to be loose ...


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An 'end of its life' head gasket might cause the problem. But before that you be sure about the liquid- is it oil or water or whatever.


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There are a couple of tactics you can use to detect oil leaks on engines and transmissions. First, get all the oil off. Some use a water soluble degreaser like gunk or simple green. Whattever works and doesn't destroy the planet. There are many debates about using a power washer, I WILL use one. If you choose to, be mindful of wiring and seals. Once ...


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It all depends on where the leak is coming from. There are about three wear places where a front wheel drive manual transmission could be leaking from. Either where the input shaft goes in or where the axle shafts connect into the transmission. It could possibly be leaking from other gasketed areas (for instance where the transmission splits), but this is ...


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It might be Transmission fluid leak. Here is a very good explanation and STEP by STEP DIY on how to check for transmission fluid leak on your partiacular car. Checking transmission oil leaks on cavalier After the check , fix the leak , that's the best solution. That said, it wont cause much of a problem if you don't change it often, change it every ...



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