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Radiators - how long should they last>

Discussion in 'VZ Holden Commodore (2004 - 2006)' started by Crowny, Jun 23, 2014.

  1. Crowny

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    Hi All, my radiator started leaking on the weekend and I was wondering how long they should last for. My VZ has 140,000 kms on it and in my VY the radiator went at about the same kms. Is this normal or have I gotten unlucky when it comes to radiators?

    Cheers

    Crowny
     
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    Only got 140,000 km out of mine before the plastic tank cracked.
     
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    I only got a fraction longer. ....150000 km!
     
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    my VX has 172,000km and looks to be all good.
     
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    270,000 from a factory VY super 6 Radiator.

    16x,000 on factory VY V8 here and still going.
     
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    Mine had 130 odd thousand kms and over about 6 months I had to replace water pump, radiator and heater tap.
     
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    I'd suggest not unusual for plastic radiators, I never get much more than that out of the regardless of the vehicle. My VZ has 103k on it, so far so good.
     
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    94,000 for me.
    Guess I was unlucky. :-(
     
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    Very much so.
     
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    Big-Al Banned

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    102K and the end tank split.
     
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    Silverbird (Blake)

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    Well I think we've answered Crowny's question for him. Going by yours, mine should go....well - any time now.:bomb:
     

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