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Q: coolant bottle

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I have a pinhole leak in the coolant bottle and want to know if there is a way to repair the leak without buying another bottle

My car has 163000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hey there. The coolant bottle on this car h...

Hey there. The coolant bottle on this car hold pressure and the material can only be sealed using a plastic welding or melting process. Otherwise, replacement is the only recommended repair. The replacement of the bottle is recommended before engine is overheated and engine damage occurs.

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