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My Camry 300 SEi V6, engine coolant drains out after every top up.

Everytime I top up engine coolant, and after driving for about 4km when I stop the coolant spills out through a relief pipe. This goes on until coolant level in at a minimum mark. Every few days I have to top up. This is unusual to top up so often. I have replaced both radiator caps with new ones but the problem persists. Please help.

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    Brett Duxbury May 18, 2017

    Hi M Stephen Bidi, how is the head gasket on the engine ?
    if it is blown it could be passing exhaust pressure into the cooling system and causing pressure build up in cooling system ?

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First check for the rad fan working. It could be the Fan relay, bad ground connection or coolant temp sensor (commands the fan relay). If not, check for little tiny bubbles in the coolant. Do this by running the vehicle with the rad cap off. Make sure there is no pressure in the cooling system first or you will get burned (squeeze rad hose, should be cool and easy to squeeze). Look into the top of the rad and watch for these tiny little bubbles. If they are present, you will need a head gasket.

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The thermostat housing is located by grabbing the upper radiator hose, and following it back to the engine block.
The housing that the hose is connected to is the thermostat housing.
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Yes if it hydraulically operated it could be because the pump for the fan is bad. If I am not mistaken the fan is run off of the power steering pump correct. check and make sure the pump is working correctly. I have not seen a hydraulic motor on a car I know they put them on a lot of diesel trucks like humvees and some Chevy diesels but not on a car. Most are usually electrical. I know on humvees with a hydraulic fan they have a fan controller check this and make sure it is working right you can unplug the controller and the fan should stay ingaged and turn faster.

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SOURCE: Coolant Leak

rear cylinder block core plug its behind the bell housing.It has been caused by running the engine with no antifreeze which also acts as an anti corrosion inhibitor .

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