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Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 9:48 pm 
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everytime on a hot or warm day i always gotta top up my watertank cause the cooling light comes on in the dash and it just pushes the water out the overflow cap so im just wondered could it be the thermos getting worn out and is it something else.
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Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 10:25 pm 
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My old EF had problem similar i fixed it with BARS LEAK granulated

radiator sealent

and then dumped radiater, fully flushed it out n added top shelf coolant

never had problem again, changed therm too, hope it helps!!

 

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Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 10:52 pm 
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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 8:08 am 
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faulty cap? using just water instead of coolant? head gasket issues?
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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:43 am 
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pressure test it. check for leaks. if none flush it out properly and put good quality coolant in and replace the cap. when i bought my EB it was doin the same thing but the radiator was leaking so 190 dollars later for a new cap and radiator and some new coolant she's all sweet. and that was 10 months ago

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:08 pm 
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well i rebuilt it couple of months ago so it cant be a head gasket its different a cooling issue ive got here and already change the cap on it but it seems to push the coolant back out of the cap or overflow so im guessing the thermos aint doing there job or the radiator.
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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:58 pm 
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jamie22_cole wrote:
well i rebuilt it couple of months ago so it cant be a head gasket its different a cooling issue ive got here and already change the cap on it but it seems to push the coolant back out of the cap or overflow so im guessing the thermos aint doing there job or the radiator.


try a radiator and run the thermos to direct 12v power to see if they are turning on

 

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