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2005 Sentra Coolant

I have this same problem with coolant is empty every 2 weeks. No visible leak. It shakes at startup when coolant is low.

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I had a very similar problem with my 97 Honda Civic for more than two months. I had to fill the coolant up about every two weeks and I couldn't find a leak. It was really hard to start and eventually didn't turn on at all. Ended up being a perforated head gasket and water had filled into two of the cylinders. I highly recommend paying the little to get it looked at and catching the problem sooner so you don't end up paying thousands on a new motor, or new car (like me).

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Have your mechanic do a rad pressure test on both the cap rad radiator you coolant could be just evaporating out as your vehicle get hot make sure you check your coolant before starting your vehicle and make sure rad is full

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