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Resorvior water loss

I bought a 2005 3.2did Pajero SWB and it seems that the their is a water loss from the resorvior bottel.The dealers did a pressure test for a hour and a half on the vehicke and all seems to be in order.The bottel stays between max and min for two weeks before running dry.The agents told me that if the head had a crack the car will smoke and it does nothing of this and runs cool were ever you travel.Were can one start to resolve the problem.

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Change the radiator cap !
Normally overlooked , And they remove the cap to attach pressure tester so it cant show as faulty when its not fitted.
Not all cracked heads smoke , But if it were a cracked head you would probably have water in the oil (looks like custard on the dip stick).
Hope this helps.

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