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Old 06-23-2009, 06:27 AM   #15
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Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Waterford, NY
2004 BAJA Turbo
Frost Pearl White


Originally Posted by Benhart21 View Post
I had a problem with mine burning coolant right after I bought it. Turned out it was my lower radiator hose leaking at where it was attached to the radiator. I'd get a very noticeable smell after I'd come to a stop because it would drip onto the exhaust manifold, so there'd never be any puddles on the ground. Installed a set of Gimmick radiator hoses and the problem went away.
Where did you get those Gimmick radiator hoses? I haven't heard of them before.
Also, I remember MY BAJA having the same problem with the lower radiator hose leaking, about three months after buying it, and tracing it to the lower radiator hose. Tightened it up with a couple of turns, and have had no problems since. There was a posting about this about 4 years ago, if I remember correctly!
Keep it under 90, folks!
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