Her radiator, the one in her car, had a leak.
It was a small leak but she had lost a lot of water, in
the car radiator.
Now, as I'm not a radiator repair shop, and the nearest
one was 20 miles, in the opposite direction, I did what
I do to my old 8N Ford tractor radiator.
I put a small can of black pepper in it. Yeah, I did!
No sugar, salt, or any other ingredients, just black
If the hole in a radiator is not too large, black
pepper will stop it up, temporarily, and it's better
than egg-white. You can store a can of black pepper in
your dash compartment better than you can an egg, and
it will last longer.
Black pepper will not dissolve, deteriorate, or digest.
That's why I don't eat it...plus, it burns my mouth. :-)
I say it is a temporary stop leak tool, but I've used
in before and the customer drove his vehicle for over a
year before he sold it.
Go to the grocery store, get one of those 2" cans,
brand doesn't matter, and put it in the compartment on
the dash, or the console.
Just don't use it all up at the drive-in eating
places...keep it until you create a leak in your
Tommy Sessions has been in auto repair since 1970. He publishes Auto Repair Answers Newsletter so you can learn how to keep your vehicle looking new, running safely and efficiently, while you save money and time...also, learn how to avoid shop rip offs. Don't be at the mercy of the dealerships and auto repair shops...they will have more respect for you.