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I have a 1996 cadillac eldorado on my way home from work i seen the engone getting hotter then it got to hot and engine protection was turning on so i shut down the car and opened the hood i sene no sign of leak on the top so look under te car i see on the passanger side behind the wheel it all poured out have any ideas if a hose broke or what could of caused this i need to get this fixed as soon as possible i rather fix it my self if i know the problems an ideas please reply
 

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Check the surge tank. They have been known to crack. I think the '96 is about where you said the leak was.
 

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I think it is the passenger side wheel house on the '96.
 

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Yes. the overflow line is connected to the surge tank as well as the purge line. It is where you put the coolant.
 

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everything looks ok but how can i test it to see if its that tank any things i can do to test it?
 

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Have the system pressurized. Watch for leaks while idling. Look for signes of dried Dex-Cool (whitish residue).
 

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ranger i did the pressure test i found out so far its not a leak the tank is fine no cracks and the pressure test and no sign fo any leacks so its not a leack i also found out that where i tought it was leaking from it was the overflow line thwe enginge wa getting hot and ti was spilling on the overflow line after it over heated i put 2 gallows in the tank and 1 gallon in the thermostat what do you think is causing it to overheat and flip from the overlow line
 

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Yup, get the exhaust gas test done, like ranger said, it sounds very much like a blown headgasket.
 
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