Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2006 08:29:52 +1100
From: pmg <>
Subject: Re: coolant level keeps dropping.

That's what the dealer did with my car and the leaks. The light came on at about the same mileage as yours. A common anomaly it seems. I haven't had to add fluid since that episode, several months. Pete Norman Boyce wrote: > Just got car back from dealer. No leaks. They left the car under 15lbs of > pressure over night and with three people looking, no spots on or in car, > no puffs of steam or smoke out the exhaust. What the general consensus is, > that the 2.8 ltr motor has some low pressure spots, or air pocket areas. > The dealer has noticed that the light comes on at about 1500 miles and then > again at between 5000 and 8000. No lights after that. GO figure!!!! > Just keep an eye out and I am going to keep dates as to when fluid was > added. > > Norm > > > "John B" <> wrote in message > >> On Sat, 4 Nov 2006 08:26:44 -0600, Norman Boyce <> >> wrote: >>> I have a 2006 9-3 Aero. The coolant level has needed refilling twice in >>> the >>> last 5 months. Has anyone had this same problem? There are no leaks >>> that >>> I can see or find, no marks on the garage floor. Any help or ideas are >>> welcome >>> >> A friend of mine has a 2005 9-3 which had a mysterious coolant leak. It >> turned >> out to be leaking from the turbo... >> >> John > >

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