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CAR HAD NO LEAKS UNTIL ABOUT A WEEK AGO, WHERE I HAVE HAD TO COMPLETELY FILL COOLANT UP ALMOST EVERYDAY. WHAT COULD BE WRONG AND ARE ADDITIVES OK?

1995 BMW 525i • 157,000 miles

The car has had no leaks since I got it, but starting about a week ago, the coolant level indicator comes on and when I check, the reservoir is completely empty except for a little puddle in the bottom. I have had to fill it back up every day. The temp gauge hasn't gone above half either. What could be wrong or what should I do? Is it ok to put something in such as a stop-leak?
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Jonny525i95
August 18, 2012.




There is a leak somewhere and you need to locate the source to find out what is causing it. Stop leaks only works under certain conditions and if it is a hose that is bad, it would not work.

KHLow2008
Aug 18, 2012.


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