Mysterious Coolant Leak.....

Patrick Anderson ptanders at
Sat Jan 18 16:05:32 EST 2003

I know that coolant leaks can be frustrating. I've had them before so I
decided to be proactive on my 200. Considering how old our cars are getting
I would highly recommend biting the bullett and doing a full on replacement
of all cooling hoses (might as well do the thermostat and heater valve while
you are at it). That is what I did when I bought my car a few months ago. I
also did the radiator and aux. radiator hoses a few weeks later. Now I have
the peace of mind knowing that my cooling system won't let me down. Just
order up the stuff from the famed website. His prices
were better than Blaufergnugen's.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul R. Luevano" <paul at>
To: <200q20v at>
Sent: Saturday, January 18, 2003 1:08 PM
Subject: Re: Mysterious Coolant Leak.....

> I looked a little closer today.  I *THINK* my leak is coming from the U
> hose that goes from the radiator to the thermostat housing.  At least that
> where it looks like it is coming from. The hose looks very old, but I
> look to long/hard as it is freaking cold here right now. And it looks like
> PITA to get to to replace.
> I think I'm going to break down and take it to the shop, as I just don't
want to
> deal right now with the temps outside and all, and just want the car back.
> We'll see...
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