1996 ALFA ROMEO 155 S COULD OVERFILLING THE COOLANT EXPANSIO

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  • Rodzaidi
  • 1996 Alfa Romeo 155

Engine Cooling problem
1996 Alfa Romeo 155 s 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 235000 miles

Hello,

Could overfilling the coolant expansion tank over the mark level, causes leakage to the connecting pipes?

Recently, I added water in the coolant expansion tank.

A couple days later I could see green stains on the garage floor below the engine. It near the engine block near the oil filter.

Could overfilling cause leaks to pipe due to iincrease pressure?

I thought overfilling will just cause the water to evaporate though the cap of the coolant expansion tank.

Thanks

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Friday, September 25th, 2009 AT 7:15 AM

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  • Dave H
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Excess coolant can get blown out of the overflow hose

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