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Radiator overflow leaking

I just had the radiator flushed at the dealership yesterday, the dealership was concerned since the overflow tank was nearly empty and the fluid looked dirty (the coolant system was flushed a year and a half ago by a different service provider). I was told that there were no leaks and the dealership would perform a pressure test. The check engine light came on today. I looked under the hood and the overflow tank is now low and the top of the radiator was wet. Is it the radiator cap that's bad? Why wasn't this caught at the dealership?

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The cap can be at fault can happen any time check radiator every week . Have the cap and radiator pressure tested ,the car is 11 years old change all heater and radiator hoses.

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it would be a good idea to add coolant.

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SOURCE: radiator coolant or reservoir tank always full

Relax, there is no problem.

When the water / coolant gets hot (inside of radiator/engine) it starts to boil, ofcourse when it boils, it expands, so the fluid in the radiator has to go somewhere, thats why there is the overflow reservoir. So, when the fluid boils, some moves to the reservoir to avoid any potential problems with the radiator, such as it blowing up, or not being able to cool off all of the fluid running through the engine.

But relax, its normal.

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It will not go off by itself,you will need to reset it by connecting to a diagnostic tool.Once cleared if there is any other problem then it will trigger the check engine light again.Hope this helps..

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SOURCE: Evaporative Emission System codes

check ur gas cap for tight and proper seal that is the most common problem for the the evap codes if cap is good check fuel and vent lines for damage or leaks from gas cap under vehicle up to engine compartment

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