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My coolant keeps going down twice each time between 7500 kms services no leaks nor signs of leakage and temperature gauge don't indicate over heating my 2009, susuki 1300, autmatic swift is now pass a year. this began since i bought the car in august 2008 i believe a car should not have to be top up twice every three months SIMPSON'S MOTORS BARBADOS IS THE DEALER

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  • shortmanbrow Dec 10, 2008

    athough you say 'it is probably ok if there is no leakage' i still say some seems to be wrong. Would you supply me with an Email address or anything else where i can contact Susuki Corporation in Japan. I sure they will give me some satisfaction. This is a year and three months now i've been loosing coolant from full to lower level at a rate of twice between every 7500kms or about 4 months

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If there is no sign of leakage, it's probably fine. sometimes there are air bubbles in the system and it takes a while to work them out. which causes the need to add more coolant. i would keep an eye on it just to make sure there are no leaks. after driving for awhile and parking, look on the ground to see if any coolant is there. good luck

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