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I recently replaced my radiator as it was leaking along the intire top connection. i replaced the stock number with a alluminium welded radiator and it worked fine, however, today after about 3 or so months of hassle free driving the radiator seems to be leaking... i havent had a chance to see exactly where its leaking from as i am currently at uni, but i know that it is definately low down on the radiator, as the top half (ie. everything i could see above the fan) showed no new signs of a leak (eg. stains drips etc.). talking about a worst case scenario, ie. its the radiator leaking not one of the connecting pipes, what should i do to avoid future problems?

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Depending on what area of teh country you are in, your elevation level actually helps decide the amount of pressure in the cooling system. I would suggest replacing the radiator cap, and installing a lower temperature thermostat in the vehicle. Also, take a minute and flush the cooling system completely, making sure it is completely clean.

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