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Old 10-10-2013, 02:39 PM   #1
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Fml coolant level

So bought this lovely 02 gt and coolant level wasn't bad. Checked it 2 days ago and it was extremely low. Added Prestone 50/50 (works with all coolant) stated on the bottle. Any who checked it today and it's back to extreme low so I'm really worried my 63k mile car may have a leak/bad hose.
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Anything dripping under your car?
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Couldn't really tell mixture of gravel and loads of dirt where I park at home. Probably should try and look closely before it rains again though
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Not through the engine bay yet but kind of skeptical to start the vehicle up
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Do you smell any coolant? It kinda smells like syrup
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Old 10-10-2013, 05:02 PM   #7
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The plastic heater hose tee broke on my car a couple of days ago and practically drained the radiator in only a very short time... Id get that coolant problem figured out pronto before a few dollar part costs you a huge repair bill.
Try placing a piece of cardboard underneath your car so you can see where it's dripping.
If you can't find any external leaks... Get ready for that big repair bill.

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Old 10-10-2013, 05:51 PM   #8
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Put a piece of cardboard underneath your engine bay so you can see if theres a drip. Coolant leaks can be hard to diagnose, do a pressure test and just take a good look around with a flashlight...I just had to change my intake because it cracked around one of the rear intake bolts of all places
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Oh balls I hope it's not a huge repair bill like my 97 gt cost me... D: couldn't go through that twice in 4 years lol.
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What happened with your 97?
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Old 10-10-2013, 06:30 PM   #11
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What happened with your 97?
Was heading back home for Washington state university and my engine overheated so replaced reservoir, thermostat, radiator, sensor, fan. Basically whole system dealership couldn't figure it out ha. Week later it was okay when I got it back. Nice repair bill though
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Was heading back home for Washington state university and my engine overheated so replaced reservoir, thermostat, radiator, sensor, fan. Basically whole system dealership couldn't figure it out ha. Week later it was okay when I got it back. Nice repair bill though
You couldn't replace those things yourself ?
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You couldn't replace those things yourself ?
Couldn't :3 I was 3 hours from home with no tools.
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