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Coolant leak

jakewaze

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Hi
My Vn S1 V6 has started to leak coolant from the drivers side botton of the radiator. I can't see where it coming from i can see it running down the plastic gaurd under the front of the car. So is there a drain plug at the bottom that could be leaking or is the radiator screwed. By the way it is only a small leak after it has warmed up and is then turned off.
thanks.
 
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I had this problem ended up being a small leak in the core. A radiator sealer temporarily fixed the problem for now, a pressure test would give you a better indication.

And theres no drain plug, you just take off the bottom hose thats connected to the radiator and it will drain.
 
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Might be a crack in the plastic side. My sister had that problem and had to replace the radiator. Got one off ebay for a hundred bucks.
 

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cheers guys, i might put it on the ramps and see if i can patch it
 

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hey mate i know a mate that repairs radiators if you need his number pm me thanks
 

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i had a crack in the drivers side plastic header. got one off ebay for ~110 and chucked it in. hours work max, i guess less on a S1 that bleeds itself

i think if you lean on the fan shroud it can put pressure on the tanks and crack them.
 
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