Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 13:19:49 -0400
From: norm lastovica <>
Subject: Re: Using Bar's Leaks in 9000 cooling system

The Grand Poobah wrote: > Quasimotor's excellent 9000 help page recommends the use of Bar's leaks to > protect the coolant system. I haven't had any problems with the cooling > system yet, I view this as preventative maintenance. > > My '96 9000CS 2.3 LPT has done just under 152,000km (143k km when I bought > it Sept 20 2001). Its been well maintained and has a full service record. > It had a dealer service and the coolant was changed at 142,091 km on the > clock according to the service record. > > I bought some Bars Leaks, in the silver bottle yesterday ($10.95 NZ less > than 5 bucks US). The instructions (and the guy behind the counter) say > that you should renew the coolant when using Bar's Leaks, in case there's > any gunk in the cooling system. > > Should I add Bar's now without flushing the coolant? What would you do? Any > advice appreciated. I can see no harm in simpy following the directions. > > -- norman lastovica / oracle rdb engineering / usa / 610.696.4685

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