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I have a 1999 golf gt tdi where the coolant in the coolant bootle seems to be boiling up after the engine has been running for a bit and also noticed a little bit of steam coming from the the radiator. Anyone got any suggestions why the coolant would be heating up ??

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This sounds like you may be having the start of a plugging radiator. Run the engine and make sure the fan comes on and then get back to me.

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