COOLANT LEAK

  • Tiny
  • JOHN LOGSDON
  • 2003 Porsche Boxster
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 35,000 miles

2003 PORSCHE BOXTER S--LEAKING COOLANT ON GROUND, WHEN PARKED, BUT ONLY INTERMITTENTLY--MORE THAN A QUART --JUST FORWARD OF RIGHT REAR WHEEL--HAS ONLY 35K MILES ON CAR --NEW WATER PUMP AND THERMOSTAT

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 AT 4:05 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Dr. Hagerty
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  • 9,705 posts

John, the problem might have some serious implications if allowed to continue. Coolant leaks should be dealt with promptly, the first step would be a visual inspection followed by a pressure test of the cooling system and the radiator pressure cap. Start there and let me know what you find.

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Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 AT 6:40 PM
  • Tiny
  • JOHN LOGSDON
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RE BOXSTER COOLANT LEAK---PROBLEM SOLVED--DID NOT KNOW ABOUT THE SIGHT GLASS TO SEE FULL MARK--WHEN FILLED TO TOP IT SPILLS COOLANT WHEN STOPPED.
THANKS, JOHN LOGSDON

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 AT 6:30 PM
  • Tiny
  • Dr. Hagerty
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Thank you very much for feeding back the outcome, it helps us all here at 2CarPros.

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 AT 8:00 PM

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