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Wozza

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Hi
Anyone know if this is the sensors leaking or a inlet manifold leak..... looks like under the sensors is where the main build up of crap is, but it looks like its moved up higher not sure if that's the leak point or coolants been blown up and back...
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Clean problem area.

Pressure test cooling system or run the engine when cold. Cold coolant leaks are easier to spot.
 

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Definitely inlet manifold as the weepage is up near the injectors too
 

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Thanks for the reply's... cleaned the area a bit and yep looks like its the inlet gasket ...Bugga!!!
Will throw some bars stop leak in the radiator and move replacing the gasket to the top of gunna list...
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Thanks for the reply's... cleaned the area a bit and yep looks like its the inlet gasket ...Bugga!!!
Will throw some bars stop leak in the radiator and move replacing the gasket to the top of gunna list...
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Make sure to do an oil change after the gasket too.
 

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Yep.... still procrastinating if to do it myself or get a satanic mechanic to do it......
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Yep.... still procrastinating if to do it myself or get a satanic mechanic to do it......
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Mech won't be cheap
 

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Yeah I know.... the guy I use is not to bad, he normally comes in at 2/3 to 1/2 the cost others quote. that said being a bottom feeder I have a cut of point where its do it myself or bust :)
 

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After replacing the Gaskets go for a drive for a few kms then dump the oil to ensure anything has gone through to the filter. Otherwise it will end up in the new oil. I made a How to on a VR in the how to section, Quite easy just need a good 6 hours.
 

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Thanks will check out the how to...prob do it myself as want to also do lifters whilst manifold is off..and anything else that I find on the pull down :)
 
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