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      09-07-2013, 04:42 PM   #1
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Leaking coolant + low level coolant light after waterpump replacement

To sum it up, leaking coolant pretty bad, added distilled water to confirm and it is. Its a weekend so all the shops are closed, anyone got any ideas what is causing the leak? Had the waterpump n tstat replaced a few months ago. Yellow coolant light cc-id 166. If anyone can chime in I would appreciate the help.

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      09-07-2013, 05:45 PM   #2
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Where did you get your wp and tstat replaced at?
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      09-07-2013, 06:08 PM   #3
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Check right on top on your radiator.
Theres a vent hose that gets brittle.
Could be that. I had a leak and it ended up being that wich was a quixk fix
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turns out my headgasket is leaking oil into the coolant. needs to be replaced, anyone have an idea what kind of labour time is needed?
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turns out my headgasket is leaking oil into the coolant. needs to be replaced, anyone have an idea what kind of labour time is needed?
You mean coolant is getting in the oil?

Labor time................ A lot.

If I had a car that was getting coolant into the oil I would get rid of it or replace the engine asap. Cause the next thing to go is the rod and crank bearings from lack of lubrication.
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