so my car was overheating today. I drove it home after i pulled over and let it cool down. I wasn't far. its a Chrysler seabring.. like 2006 or something.
so I opened the hood because my dad told me I might just need to put fluid in it. but this is what the thing with the radiator cap on it looks like. is it supposed to be disconnected?
sorry I know nothing about cars.. does anyone know whats wrong, and if its gonna be expensive? im legit broke so im kinda worried
also idk if this is related. but the heater/air conditioner has had problems for a while if I use either sometimes it leaks fluid onto the ground of the passenger side
You need a new radiator and a new heater core if it's leaking on the passenger floor.
There isn't enough plastic to effectively clamp the hose back on to the radiator.
Sorry bout the luck!
Sounds like what everyone else is saying is the case. Go buy a new radiator. They're about $100 and can be swapped out by people who know nothing about cars. It shouldn't be too bad.
What happened is the plastic from the rad broke off. Maybe from a clogged heater core? Is there a leak inside the floor, or under the car?
You need a new rad.
The neck for the hose to clamp onto is broken off.
Also you might have fucked your head or intake gaskets from overheating it.
Leaking on the outside of the passenger side is okay its 99% just water from the condenser.
OP listen to me, fuck these people for now, does the part that is broken look removable? Some cars have the radiator, then the plastic piece on top of it to connect all the hoses like pic related.
Clamp the hose to WHAT? I don't know if you even looked at OP's pic - the nipple or area to clamp the hose on is BROKEN.
If the plastic was weak enough for it to break there imagine the rest of the rad? It's junk, OP needs a new rad end of story.
They aren't even hard to change anyway, git gud faggit.