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Old 07-16-2003, 01:54 PM   #1
neosbr
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Question Coolant refill

I have refilled the coolant reserve tank because it was running low. The tank is now topped up, away beyond the FULL line. Can this cause any problem?
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Old 07-16-2003, 05:14 PM   #2
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It may spit up some fluid due to the fact that the coolant will expand as the engine reaches operating temp and this expansion may cause it to overflow a bit. If it does burp fluid its not that bad just be sure to wipe it up if you notice it has becasue fluid can be corrosive to some materials such as paint.
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Old 07-16-2003, 10:21 PM   #3
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I always have mine filled somewhat above the Full mark; as noted, leave plenty of airspace above for expansion liquid from the radiator during driving.
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