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Old 04-04-2011, 11:16 AM
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Location: Los Angeles
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
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Mein Auto: 2006 5251
AS a caution to other member..
Driving to work today I get the "CHECK COOLANT LEVEL" warning light. once I got to work I pulled into the parking lot, opened the hood and sure enough, water was steaming out of the bleeding screw on the expansion tank. Apparently that is where my leak was, and not the neck of the expansion tank as I guessed. As I tried to tighten the bleed screw I notice that it was very loose, actually it was broke and the top came off.
Had to wait for the car to cool off and use a easy-out to remove rest of screw. Went to the STEALERSHIP and got a replacement for........ $9.67. Amazing a little pc of plastic I could have had for $2.00 anyplace else. But they had me,.
I will attempt a complete Overall of the cooling system before the summer kicks in
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