Called the dealership where I purchased the car and let them know I was bringing it in to be checked out. But I saw that the glow plugs were a little white at the tip of them, which I think means the engine burned some coolant along with diesel. Now I have to give them more money!!! Perhaps the recall needs to be expanded? Part that transfers coolant in the turbo system. You may notice your temperature gauge reading higher than usual, your heater may stop working, or you also notice steam under your hood. The contact stated that the vehicle experienced a complete loss of power.
Coolant, also known as antifreeze, serves a few purposes in your engine. They were generally unsure of why a new vehicle would have these issues, mentioning it may have been water damage from street flooding or moisture getting into the unit. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. I do not feel safe driving it or riding my kids in it. Flexible hose that is part of the engine cooling system. Second, antifreeze has a lower freezing point than water, which keeps it in a fluid state during cold weather.
The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. Preparations for working engine compartment, always keep the coolant in its original container stored safe place, to reduce the risk of poisoning, never store engine coolant in empty food beverage, containers or in any other containers that might mislead someone into drinking them. The contact stated that while stopped at a red light, the engine stalled without warning. If there is anything you cannot find in our catalog please and our knowledgeable customer service team will help you locate the part you need, fast. Although we endeavour to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate, as errors may occur from time to time, customers should verify any information in question with a dealer.
The customer advocate I spoke with said they were aware of the intercooler freezing issue less than ten cases according to him but no other known cases of an intercooler coolant leak. Please help if you can. I lost total engine power, and I had to call the towing truck to take me to the closest dealership, as the car is still under warranty. About two months later while driving slowly in a parking lot, I started to turn onto the driveway and the car simply stopped, went dark, and the steering became impossible. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue and provided case number: 171805804. I would have to position it in park, restart the vehicle and it would jump start before the same problem occurred again and again and again.
This mixture provides antifreeze protection down to -13 °F -25 °C. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where the diagnosis was unknown. The car would then buck and hesitate again until the epc light came on. If I was stopped at a light in drive position, the parking light would suddenly turn on and I would have no mobility of the vehicle. I would guess this could cause damage to your very expensive emissions system if left to suck coolant through the engine and out the exhaust.
If it were my car I'd find the leak, flush with water, and drive around to clean it out and test. This information is only a summary. I tried returning it to the dealer, the dealer offered to take it in as a trade in offering half the trade in value due to 'condition it is in' even though I have taken it to dealer at East 3 times with issues. Apparently after replacing the engine, they started the car and in two minutes they heard an abnormal knock coming from the engine and told me that the new engine was going to need to be replaced. Regular, store-bought antifreeze often has chemicals in it that can wear down gaskets and other parts in your system.
The vehicle was not repaired. Into the red warning zone C , do not drive at high engine speeds with, heavy engine loads until engine warms, failure to heed warning lights and instrument cluster text messages can cause vehicle. While driving on the road or while stationary at a red light, all the sudden while attempting to accelerate, the car would begin jerking and the engine would just rev up as if the car was in neutral position until eventually shutting off and parking and engine indicator lights would turn on. I heard about a class action lawsuit settlement in New Jersey for this problem and it appeared my make and model vehicle was in the group to be reimbursed for damages. When i got the car i know its going to come with a leak guy told me before i bought it. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000. I put a piece of cardboard under the car for 30 minutes and there was no leak.
Low coolant levels can lead to overheating, which can damage your engine. When it comes to vehicle maintenance, fluid changes top our list of things you should pay attention to and keep on top of. Pull off the road and stop soon you, cool down until the temperature needle, coolant level and add coolant needed, if the engine coolant level correct. Always keep engine coolant out reach children, always make sure there is enough of the correct coolant additive provide proper, antifreeze protection at the coldest temperatures that can be expected where vehicle will, at extremely cold temperatures, the coolant could freeze, causing vehicle break. And that's where I found it. The approximate failure mileage was 14,200. Pinkish and when mixed with oil it's a gray sludge? Since I didn't know where to look anymore, I put everything back together on the engine and took the car for a drive.
I then disconnected the hose that goes from turbocharger to inner-cooler and there sign of coolant there. When the car stalled, I was downshifting, and then the battery light came on. After about one month I received a text from the dealership saying they had bad news. Here is picture of the hose where i found the gray sludge and this little plastic hose was stacked with it. I understand the importance of better emissions.