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Overheated to red line. Driver stopped then turned on the fan and made it home. Mechanic added 4 litres of fluid but says no external leaks visible and that compression test (?for 5 hours) also shows gasket is ok. Other fluids also show no sign of being leaked into but driver still has to add a litre of fluid every other day or so.

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If the freeze plugs leak, there should be loss of pressure. Water pump or theromstat could be non operational and causing the heated water to be pushed out through the overflow.

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Hi there, one other place you might look is the freeze plugs, hope this helps

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