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Coolant overflow question 03 OBW
Posted 05 March 2004 - 09:32 PM
Also sometimes when the heater is on, and I exit the vehicle I can smell burning fluid of some kind. The dealer said it was oil that spilled under the engine.
Is this something to be concerned about?
Posted 05 March 2004 - 09:45 PM
You might have an external head gasket leak if it's a 2.5, even thought you have a MY03 engine, the leak is worse in colder weather. The leak "seals" itself as the block and head warm up and snug together. Usually on the driver's side head at the rear cylinder near the firewall.
Posted 05 March 2004 - 11:00 PM
Posted 06 March 2004 - 12:12 AM
Does coolant burn off normally, or is it supposed to stay the same level in the overflow?
I have the 2.5 03 OBW, this car only has 16,000 miles on it, could the head gaskets really leak this early?
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