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Old 06-20-2008, 08:29 PM
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That red blinky light keeps popping on and now its more frequent so Im sure there is a leak. What are possible common sites for leakage?
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Old 06-20-2008, 08:32 PM
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That red blinky light keeps popping on and now its more frequent so Im sure there is a leak. What are possible common sites for leakage?
check where your hoses connect to the radiator, check your plastic fluid reservoir for cracks..

pretty much anywhere that the coolant goes or connects to something check for leaks..check your oil too for coolant because that means you lost a head gasket


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Old 06-20-2008, 08:36 PM
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check where your hoses connect to the radiator, check your plastic fluid reservoir for cracks..

pretty much anywhere that the coolant goes or connects to something check for leaks..check your oil too for coolant because that means you lost a head gasket


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Ill run a check and probably just replace all the tubes this weekend.

Did an oil change yesterday and luckily found NOTHING but oil in the pan yayy me.
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If it's leaking very slowly from the rad like mine did, there's good chances you'll never see it on the ground. Mine pooled on a sort of lip that's there on the underside of the car, and dried into a pink crust that couldn't be seen until you stuck your head under the car and looked straight up.
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I smell coolant under my hood after long drives but, very faintly. I wonder if it might be a small leak also.
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