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Old 06-15-2012, 10:14 PM   #1
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I have a 92' turboed miata. What might cause coolant to come out of the exhaust pipe (tip)? Coolant doesn't come out until I shut off the car. There is a pretty big puddle everytime.
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Head gasket.
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Pull the spark plugs after you turn it off and the coolant comes out of the exhaust. See if the plugs are wet.
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Remove spark plugs...

Do a coolant pressure test...pump up 3 or 4 times after the needle on the gauge falls...

Spin engine over with starter...

See what plug hole spits coolant
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Head gasket.
i've blown two of them. each time the symptoms were the same.
op, let us know when your radiator hose pops off.
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