CGT cooling woes (help!)

Eyvind Spangen eyvind.spangen at
Thu Jun 27 13:30:43 EDT 2002

On Thu, 27 Jun 2002 12:20:21 +0200, you wrote:

>> > Patient: '86 CGT
>> > Symptoms: Blows its coolant without running to a hard boil. Fluid
>> > comes out the reservoir cap.
>> It needs a new cap.
>On mine, I've tried three caps, they all blew. Then I got myself a
>brandnew one. Started spilling coolant on the very first hot day.
>Now, I guess it's normal...

I had the exact same problem on a 100 TDI.. Turned out to be a blown
head gasket or a cracked cylinder head. (cracked cylinder heads
extremely rare on gasoline I5 engines, but pretty common on diesels..)

E. Spangen (uten penger)
'90 Audi 200TQ 20v (uten skilter)
'96 DBS Kilimanjaro (uten problemer)

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