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My problem is my radiator started leeking fluid yesterday after i really pushed the car to get to work on time. I got under the car and tittend the two bolts i saw the fluid leeken out of. The leek stopped for the most part but its still leeken alittle. The temp of the engine reads around 200 to 210. Is this normal or should i get it checked out? Also after i tightend the bolts i checked the fluids and both were full to the top. I thought this was weird cause it lost a good puddle of fluid. if you could give me any advice it would be awsome......thank you soooooooooooooooo much!!!! tony

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If you have coolant leaking past a bolt, remove the bolt and put silicone gasket maker on the threads and put it back in and tighten it up. The temps you mentioned are normal but after removing and sealing the bolt threads make sure the system is full. Only do that work on a cold engine.

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