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Where do i add coolant?

I just bought a 2000 passat with a 1.8L and got the "check coolant level" message. I took the cap off of the resevoir to add more anti-freeze, and the coolant just ran through the resevoir to the ground...after further examination, it looks like there is a "hole" in the bottom of it..is there a hose missing that would "close" the hole, or am i overlooking something?

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The overflow container marked coolant. Make sure you do not mix antifreeze...very important....place the vw reccomended and you will save lot of money in the long run. If mixed you could have a chemical reaction in resulting clogging of the heater core and no heat...expense of an exess of $1000.00 to repair vs an additional $9.0 extra for the g12 antifreeze..prestone all purpose is probably $$11.00..good luck

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