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Radiator fluid evaporates sooner than expected.

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RADIATOR fluid does not evaporates over summer or winter as it should stay in the cooling system and just go around and around so if you are loosing fluid then you have a LEAK and it might be when hot/ when cold /when driving , so tie a plastic bag over the out let pipe on the over flow bottle and see if you get any water in it over 2 weeks if yes then you could have a head problem,water pump problem,hose or hose clip problem leaking water but you wont see it ,it could also be the thermostat which needs changing to winter one,could be water pump or core plug leaking either hot or cold ,its a big job to find a small leak ,but a small job to find a big leak,but a few early Camrys had slight thermostat housing water leaks but dried up quick when you stoped, but another way to do it is to add a blue or a green die into the water system and run it for a week then check it over and you will see the stain...
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