[s-cars] leaking coolant

Wayne Dohnal wd1 at hevanet.com
Fri Apr 23 00:59:28 EDT 2004

>Are there any common leak areas like the coolant bottle or the hoses
running to the bottle?  I don't have a compression tester either.  I need to
go to Tahoe >tomorrow.  I don't want to fill the trunk with bottles of
anti-freeze for the trip (I've convinced my wife I drive a "fine"

I just replaced the coolant tank in mine. The plastic decided it was at the
end of its life and just started falling apart in the area where the small
hose connects to the top of the tank.   The nipple on the tank has a plastic
insert, so it won't break off, but it will leak like crazy.  Check for
coolant running down the bottom surface of the small hose.  The new tank was
about $45.

Wayne Dohnal
1994 S4

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