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Q: Coolant leak

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The coolant is leaking from my car.

A: Hi. The vehicle’s engine needs to be cold w...

Hi. The vehicle’s engine needs to be cold whenever checking the cooling system, opening a cooling system with a hot engine or while pressurized could result in serious injury. A pressure test of the cooling system will help in locating the source of the leak. Once the leak source is repaired, an additional pressure test should be conducted to ensure the systems integrity. Once the system is repaired there is a factory suggested filling procedure in order to bleed out all air in the system. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, who has the special tools and training to inspect the cooling leak in your vehicle.

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