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Re: Radiator leak

My '87 400CS Quattro had the same problem at about 110,000.  Could not 
find anyone in my part of the world (southern Wisconsin) to repair it.  
Had to get a new one from my friendly Audi dealer.  Megabucks--Hope you 
have better luck.

On Mon, 6 Feb 1995, Dahl, Dave wrote:

>      I have an '87 VW Quantum Syncro with the 2.2L 5-cylinder (consider it 
>      an '87 4000S Quattro).  I was checking into the reason my low-coolant 
>      light was flashing (again), and I discovered that the radiator is 
>      leaking at the seam around the top tank.  My question to you all is 
>      this:  Can these radiators be repaired when they get a seam leak?  I 
>      believe it has an aluminum core with metal tanks, and I don't recall 
>      any reason why such a radiator can't be repaired.  Also, is there any 
>      reason to avoid a used (hopefully less than mine) or recored radiator 
>      if I replace this one?
>      TIA.
>      - Dave Dahl  (dad@roadnet.ups.com)
>      - '87 VW Quantum Syncro
>      - '93 Volvo 850 GLT