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Old 11-13-2012, 06:17 PM   #1
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Ok s I'm driving home from work... Car was driving a little odd...got to my street and then the car just cut out got this horrible smell and the battery light came on engine went dead... I started the car again got a horrible squealing sound while driving and it kept cutting off and then saw water leaking and smoke from hood managed to park it but what cud have caused this my car has over 100k if that helps... Help plzzz
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:18 PM   #2
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...did you not open the hood and look
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:19 PM   #3
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It's night time here so couldn't get a look into it no light I'm afraid... Duno wht to doo just curious as to what it could be
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:07 PM   #4
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sounds like the belt broke - hopefully it didnt take out the fan and other parts
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:09 PM   #5
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Thanx for the replies will have a look in the morning tommorow coolant all over the floor annoying
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:13 PM   #6
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a Honda wouldn't have this problem
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:15 PM   #7
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So instead of even opening the hood you make a thread?
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:17 PM   #8
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Grab a frickin flashlight and go look.

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Your car comes equipped with a rechargeable battery in the glove box.
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Thanx for the replies will have a look in the morning tommorow coolant all over the floor annoying
if it is the belt and you have coolant - then the belt took plastic parts out...eek
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Your car comes equipped with a rechargeable flashlight in the glove box.
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