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Water in my radiator evaporates at a very fast rate

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If you cannot see obvious coolant leaking while the engine is running,stop the engine and when the engine is cool,use a pressue tester and you will find out the leaking place.

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I don't want to sound hard but radiator what shouldn't or I should say can't "evaporate" The cooling system should be air tight. If you are loosing or somehow coolant is disapearing you nead to have a pressure test done as to see where the coolant is going. You may have a leak that you don't see because it is near the engine or exaust and when it drips it hits the hot engine or exaust pipes and then it will evaporate. In that case however you do have a leak Worst case is you could have a bad head gasket and it is going right out your exaust. Find out where the leak is and take it from there. I hope this helps a little anyway and good luck.

Posted on May 27, 2011

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