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Loss water thru reservoir, so i have to refill the radiator and some times get hotter.

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You shouldn't have to refill the actual radiator unless you either have a leak in it or the vacuum from it to reservoir is not good (loose hose, bad radiator cap). Adding directly to the radiator increases the chance of debris falling into the radiator and can easily clog it. Get a new radiator cap, check all around for coolant leaks and make sure hose from under cap to reservoir is tight and unclogged.

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    Shirley Drumheller Sep 21, 2015

    I have alot of pressure when I take the radiator cap off.but when I drive the car it starts to heat up.so I turn my fan on ,it helps a little but when I stop water is coming out of the reservoir

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