Check to make sure that the cap is holding the proper pressure, also once the vehicle is warm make sure there is no steam coming from the tailpipe. ( headgasket ) I would have a Block test done to check for exhaust gasses in the cooling system also
a new radiator cap should fix it.small cracks in the gasket can cause fluid loss
Your radiator may be the culprit. Often the solder, braze, or plastic welding which connects the tanks, tubes, and cooling fin sections will corrode and leak through tiny holes when it is hot. Since most metals and plastics expand when hot and contract when cool, the majority of the fluid loss may occur while driving and you may never notice a large leak. Also, when the fluid is cooler the pressure is less and, hence, less leakage. A million micro leaks = one large leak.
Also check the auxiliary plastic filling tank ( if applicable ) for leaks at the seams or cap.
Test: Look for white residue (depends on coolant type)on the radiator and hose juctions and filling tank.
Fix #1: You must find any leak(s) elsewhere as well. Try an anti-freeze additive product that stops micro leaks. Even new cars have an additive from the factory just for this problem. Your local auto parts store can make a suggestion.
Fix #2: Change your hoses and make sure all the surfaces are clean and free of scratches. If the flanges are dented or gouged then smooth the area with some 400 grit abrasive paper. If the flaws are deep you can resurface it with solder or a metal filled two-part epoxy like "JB Weld" or "PC-7". Do not use the 5-minute set stuff because it easily breaks down from exposure to heat or water.
Fix #3: Replace the radiator, only at the suggestion of your mechanic.
I had a leak on my 2001 Chevy Malibu V-6 3.1L Engine that was on the inside of the V and up under everything, center of the motor. No evidence of a leak as it only occured when coolant system heated up and pressurized and then evaporated away without dripping, puddling or "visible" residue. As I had only owned older vehicles with overflow tubes I didn't realize how sealed the new coolant systems are, so adding (initially) a little fluid every month seemed like no problem. Then, after adding more fluid more often, the gasket completely failed to hold fluid, warranty had just expired too. So I paid for the repair and inspection/repair of any additional damage and I learned a lesson to do my homework on my 'newer' cars systems.
check antifreeze level
Are you sure the thermostat is installed correctly, or is it low on antifreeze? I would check the antifreeze level first.
no, why would it have antifreeze?
any antifreeze should work but I would use a universal antifreeze equivelant to dexcool
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If you are just topping up , a 50 /50 mixture of antifreeze and preferably distilled water ( Ford states to not exceed 60 % antifreeze ) can be added to the reservoir to bring the level up to the cold mark with the engine cold
Check Antifreeze level..make sure there are no leaks under the vehicle.
No , the antifreeze contains chemicals that would contaminate the cigars and the humidor .
You would get BROWN antifreeze, which would be difficult to see rust colors in. The bright green of antifreeze is designed to warn people what it is, because it is harmful or fatal if swallowed.
antifreeze is intended only for an engine, not for a transmission. there is coolant FOR a transmission, i would say that there would not be sufficient cooling for the transmission. it would probably overheat.
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You should use the Nissan undiluted antifreeze for your Maxima. This would require two gallons of antifreeze to fill the reserve.?æ
it would make the antifreeze work more efficiently but you can. but why would you when water is free? 50/50 mixture is usually recomended
sealing antifreeze pipes would probably cost up to 50-100 especially if it's in the winter.
It would take approximately 12 gallons of antifreeze to fill a semi tractor.
I'm thinking that most of us have never had the pleasure to drink antifreeze. So it would be hard to say why they would taste similar.
Seems a bit silly doesn't it? Antifreeze in coffee. That would put a real damper on repeat business since the customers would die. No. Of course there is no antifreeze in fresh brewed decaffeinated coffee. Urban legend.
No. they're dissolved in each other and are quite hard to seperate.
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YES of course. Why would a person drink antifreeze? If a dog or cat accidently drink enough antifreeze, they would suffer from kidney failure and die.
There is no data about it.
I'm not a mechanic / technician but it sounds like your heater core is leaking Have you noticed if your engine coolant level is going down ?
If my math is correct it would take an additional ( .6 of a U.S. quart of antifreeze ) to increase a 30 % antifreeze volume to 40 % if the total volume of the mixture is 6 quarts
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