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Radiator I have a 2004 grand caravan and my radiator is leaking. I fill up the reservoir before I go anywhere and within hours I have to fill it up again. I first noticed the problem when I had no heat in the caravan. I checked the reservoir and it was empty. I filled it up and I had heat again. =) Is it the radiator problem or is it just a hose.

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Fill your radiator up, let the vehicle warm up and then shut the engine off. Look for the leak it could be a number of things check hoses, radiator, or the heator core inside the vehicle a strong flashlite and small adjustable mirror helps. Other items to check are waterpump, engine block freeze plugs, also check your oil if it appears milky you could have a blown head gasket.

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