coolant leakage (*%#*!!)

Mike Miller mikemilr at
Sat Jul 16 20:52:21 EDT 2005

Is the top of the tank or the threads cracked in that area, showing up only
under pressure?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kerry Griffith" <i2k at>

> Gents,
> When my car gets hot enough, coolant leaks from beneath the expansion
> tank cap. My techs (I'm beginning to suspect a strong primate
> connection) installed a new cap.
> The question: If the oil and coolant guages are within normal
> boundaries, and no idiot lights are lit, does the abovementioned puking
> indicate the expansion tank-cap interface, or is the cap designed to
> bleed off coolant if a problem exists elsewhere?
> Best regards,
> Kerry

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