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Coolant doing a hoodini...

-Michael-

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Hey guys

Got a problem with my VT. I managed to lose 7 litres of coolant within 5 or so days and then its probably now a litre every day and i dunno where its all going!

No leaks on my driveway, no dripping anywhere, i'm stumped!
 

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itttssss MMMAAAGGGIIICCC-AAAAHHH....:clapping:

Onto the proper answers...

Possibly cracked head? Thats first check, look under oil lid, if its milky, ur in trouble.
Secondly, pressure test with a pump, if theres a leak, you'll see it squirting out one of the hoses, it may be a leak over the engine it self / leaking onto exhaust making it evaporate fast enough for you not to see it happen
Also, possibly leaking radiator?
 

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I would be guessing it's getting into the oil. Loosing so much and it not appearing anywhere suggests that. To leak it onto your echaust you'd see a fair bit of steam and it would be noticeable. In the engine the coolant would just get burnt when it gets up into the combustion chamber and pushed out.

VP's used to have a problem where their heat exchanger could leak and the carpet inside the car would get wet, but i'm fairly sure holden fixed that from the VR's onwards. If not, definatly should have been in by the VT's!
 

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check the drivers side radiator tank it may not leak out till youve driven for a bit , itll have a white residue all over the place
 

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Well, went and had a look and no coolant on the dipstick or on the oil cap.

faulty radiator cap?
 

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PROBLEM SOLVED!

leaking heater tap lol
 

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ahhhh that old favourite, $20 and its fixed
 
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