Oh boy, coolant leak (Type 44)
jmawhinney at nc.rr.com
Wed Mar 12 23:12:25 EST 2003
Just replaced mine last weekend and indeed it is a coolant line. It takes
some negotiating but it can be replaced with regular wrenches. It is in
fact a 17mm fitting and I found that removing the cooling hose for the
motor mount was very helpful with getting the proper angle to loosen and
tighten this hose. From what I can tell, the part number from ETKA for an
'87 is 035 121 497B. ETKA says the part number is the same for a '90
200q. Let me know if there's anything else I can tell you.
'86 coupe GT
'85 4kq 20v
At 06:22 PM 3/12/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>I've had nagging leak for awhile now. It likes to dump a bunch after
>I've parked the car for work in the morning. Attempts to re-create at
>home have been unsuccessful, and the system even happily held pressure
>under my pressure tester.
>Tonight I think I spotted the leak, it's a wonderful hose which appears
>to a combo of hardline and rubber. It anchors above my oil filter with
>a hose clamp and then goes to..........the turbo??? I think? with
>Here's the rubber portion:
>The wrench is on the hardline where it terminates:
>So, now for my dumb questions:
>1. does this line actually contain coolant or am I barking up the wrong
>2. where can I get a replacement? $$$? Anyone got a part #?
>3. how in the world am I gonna replace this thing? There's zero room to
>swing a wrench in there, not sure if a stubby would provide enough
>leverage. Appears to be 17mm fitting?
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