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Losing water from radiator and expansion tank every other day on my nissan x trail 2002 model 2lt petrol

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Have to stop using it if ANY coolant leaks from Anywhere

I just replaced a cracked & leaking plastic tank on a Lincoln

I got them from a dealer not some thin aftermarket piece

Two were no good & that is the first time in 50 years, in the
business I had to do a job 2 1/2 times & tie up a vehicle for
5 weeks

That said I have 2014 Nissan Frontier-no issues yet

I suggest you be specific here

The expansion tank,degas bottle,coolant overflow,are all the
same thing as I had to deal with in Oct

They can & do get hard & crack after ten years & it apparently
is not all the uncommon,just never saw many myself

If that is leaking you would see it and replace it,(dealer part only)

2002 vehicle-you have to tell us & look yourself

Does the radiator leak?
If so replace it,it is not serviceable & is what
you will have to also replace
It is 13 or 14 years old & near done anyway

I just lost power in a snow storm here & still have your
question & now the other responses

I got thinking differently then they did

These questions are hard to understand for lack of detail

It could be as was said, a head gasket & the coolant
goes out the exhaust,then you come here & say it's not in
the tank or radiator & we have no idea what your saying

Posted on Nov 26, 2014

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Have you checked all your hose. Icar running ok. Check oil dip stick, is it clear, black or white?? White is not good. head gasket no good. Mechanic.

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    Car runs fine but when you drive for about 30 -40 miles on motorway temperature gauge rises at 70mph, turn heater on max temperature gauge falls


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Pressure test Cooling system and find leak. you will see it leaking on the Ground

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    Iv had cooling system checked and they told me all is fine but still losing water


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SOURCE: Losing coolant thro the expansion

Not too familiar with this model but.... First some questions! Has the fault started after the pipes & rad replaced or were they replaced to remedy problem? If fault happened since work then i'd suggest an air lock in the system in which case you will need to 'bleed' the system of air. Make sure the expansion tank is the highest point & look for any bleed valves on the hoses - usually near the heater matrix. Sometimes it may be necessary to help the process by removing the temperature guage sender unit to allow the air to escape as air cannot pass through a closed thermostat. If the fault was there before, does the expansion tank seem to build up pressure very quickly? Do lots of air bubbles appear with the engine running & the pressure cap off?

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SOURCE: I have a 2003 l200

You could have a head gasket leaking putting to much pressure in to the radiator.

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SOURCE: Nissan primera saloon 2002 1.8cc, petrol. Light

Locate your petrol tank, then at top of it there is a hole where you can get access to the float level switch, before you removed it you check the socket on it, maybe lose connection.

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SOURCE: X trail intermittent loss of power

Suggest air intake leak somewhere. Possibly in air intake system after MAF sensor letting in false air.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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