[s-cars] missing cool
gabriel at ts.bc.ca
Sun Jul 11 19:53:14 EDT 2004
Did you check the water fitting at the back of the block? Mine had a
very small leak there. Maybe 400ml in 3k, but I replaced the o-ring
today. 99 cents and the problem is solved.
From: Airbil at aol.com [mailto:Airbil at aol.com]
Sent: July 11, 2004 4:42 PM
To: s-car-list at audifans.com
Subject: [s-cars] missing cool
Unless someone has a better idea or my coolant stops
disappearing (bout a cup every two weeks,) it looks like it will be a
new headgasket. Losing coolant is a big pita.
I have looked everywhere including under plenum connections with no
sign/s of leaks. Today I tightened everthing one more time so by weds
or so I should know that this is the only possible problem.
This will be a minimalist approach though with only new
raceware studs and new gasket as the plan.
I can only surmise that 27 psi stretched the bolts a bit.
Car seems to run great though.
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