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Coolant Loss! 1.8T

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by jcp, May 8, 2008.

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    Hi all, first post and got a problem.

    I seem to be losing a lot of coolant on a daily basis. More than a pint or two.

    I can not find the exactly where leak is coming from, but it looks like its coming from the bottom front. I guess this could be the rad, but do you have any other suggestions?

    Water is clean with no sign of oil contamination.

    Thanks
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    J7USS Shuddup Foooool!!

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    Could be the Common housing at the rear of the engine, cant quite remember what its called now though..
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    Yea, I had a good look at the coolant flange, but it seems good. Only losing water when the engine is running if this helps?
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    if your only loosing water with the engine running and at the bottom front i would be inclined to think it would be the radiator
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    Thanks, that's my thinking also. Can I use Radweld, if so where should I pour it.
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    yeah Ill go with Jase on that one then if you already checked the Flange:)eyebrows:) Loosing a Pint or 2 is not good,especially in this weather!!
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    Wouldnt bother with Radweld, doesnt sound like a Small hole to me, Loosing way to much fluid.
    New rad my friend....
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    ill second that, a new rad needed then jcp
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