HOW TO FIND LEAK

  • Tiny
  • tanners_421
  • 1996 Nissan Quest
  • 200,000 miles

1996 quest van gets hot idling has leak put can't find it have to keep puting antifreeze in it. Afrad to run it now.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 5:24 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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  • 68,315 posts

You can pressure test the system. Most parts stores will lend you a hand held pump to pressurize the system. It just goes on at the radiator cap. If that doesn't help, they make a dye to add to the coolant. After driving, check for leaks using a black light and the dye will glow.

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 5:26 PM

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