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can too much coolant damage the car/engine?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by skanky, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. skanky
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    just got my car back from its 60k service and now when its turned on i get an engine warning light come on and warning beeps. i looked in the manual and its the engine coolant warning.

    the warning light (and warning beeps) usually goes away after a minute whilst the engine is warming up.

    checked it and its filled to over the MAX line. will this damage the engine/car at all?
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    if its just over it it shouldnt be too much to worry about, remember when the cars hot it expands a bit so can look like theres more in it.
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    NO PROBLEM IF THERE IS TO MUCH IN THE CAR WILL VENT OUT THE EXCESS ANYWAY
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    i'll check it again to see how much over it is when i get home. it will have been off for most of the day so good time to check.

    thanks guys.
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