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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Yes. Before you do, remove cap on rad when engine is cool & top it up too, if needed. Keep an eye on temperature gauge for a day or 2 & coolant bottle level, just in case there is another problem.
Posted on May 10, 2009
Check your oil and see if it is milky lookinig...that is a sign of a bad haed gasket....here is the location of the thermostat...unless a different engine size...then post what you have and I'll get you the diagram here:
Posted on Jul 12, 2009
SOURCE: coolant spits out of reservoir
This is normally a sign of a leaking head gasket which is blowing pressure into the coolant system. Have a radiator repair facility confirm this, they have equipment to detect exhaust contamination in the coolant.
Posted on Jun 16, 2011
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Did you check the water pump? The hose should be firm when you cold start the vehicle since the thermostat is not open. Once the thermostat opens the coolant will flow provided the thermostat is working and installed in the correct orientation. Make sure the pulley for the water pump is turning and not frozen.
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