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 Post subject: Re: XR coolant tank with no sensor?
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:21 pm 
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ive never bled the cooling system ever..
ive just filled the cooling system, turned the heater on so the coolant flows through the heater..
taken the car for a short run to get it up to operating temp,keeping an eye on the temp..
then let it cool and check and top up coolant if necessary..
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 Post subject: Re: XR coolant tank with no sensor?
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:43 pm 
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comhelp wrote:
how did he manage to put a hole in the resivour? :shock:

Anyways, what i usually do, which i think is what most people do, is to fill up the resivour with coolant and water and then idle the car with the cap and the heater on full and then just keep topping up till it is full and get to normal operating temps. Once at normal operating temps, put on cap and your done

so you mean run it with heater on and cap on fully and remove to top up, or cap loose, or leave off till temp gets up....
hole was from either overfilling or not enough air bleed... small hole on yop of overflow...
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 Post subject: Re: XR coolant tank with no sensor?
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 4:50 pm 
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If you are talking about the small next to the radiator cap, well that is the overflow and it is meant to be there and if you have overfilled it, then yes water will be coming of there.

If it has blown a hole in the top of the resivour, then it means that the radiator cap is the wrong one and there is too much pressure in the system :shock:

 

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 Post subject: Re: XR coolant tank with no sensor?
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 9:00 pm 
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comhelp wrote:
If you are talking about the small next to the radiator cap, well that is the overflow and it is meant to be there and if you have overfilled it, then yes water will be coming of there.

If it has blown a hole in the top of the resivour, then it means that the radiator cap is the wrong one and there is too much pressure in the system :shock:

what pressure rating should the cap have??
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 Post subject: Re: XR coolant tank with no sensor?
Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:27 am 
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 Post subject: Re: XR coolant tank with no sensor?
Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:25 pm 
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sweet. mines 135 i think so that mite help explain thimgs... will get stock one asap. cheers
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 Post subject: Re: XR coolant tank with no sensor?
Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:39 pm 
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sweet. mines 135 i think so that mite help explain thimgs... will get stock one asap. cheers
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