Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 15:15:47 +0100
From: Grunff <grunffnospam.com>
Subject: Re: "Fill Coolant Level" - ??


Retro Bob wrote: >>Cheers! > > > How can you say that... and then say "cheers" ;-) Henrik always signs off with "Cheers!". He's just that kind of happy guy, you know? > If you just changed the coolant recently, then it might have settled > in - although that usually happens in 100 miles, not 1000. > > The first thing I would do is tighten all the hose clamps. That > includes the radiator as well as the heater & turbo hoses. See if > it helps. Look for leaks by examining areas near hose connections > that show some corrosion/buildup. Don't miss checking the bottle > itself. Look around the edges of the head for any obvious leaks. > Check everything again when hot since leaks show up better then. > > Check the oil for any white globs - that's a dreaded head gasket > leak. All sensible suggestions. -- Grunff

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