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Coolant Reservoir Leak Can I Fix?

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I can't believe the replacement cost could possibly be more that your DIY repair time.

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how about a little JB weld for plastic 5-7 Dollars.

My time removing,aplying weld,reinstall= 1 Hr.

40 dollars an hour my time

$ 47.00 total

Resevoir - $130.00 + 45min. my time =

$ 160.00 total

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My opinion is that the coolant reserve tanks is improperly marked. Try leaving you fluid a little lower when cold and it will probably stop leaking. This is fairly common in early LS models I think. whenever I fill mine to the cold mark, it leaks. If I leave it just above the low coolant senosr, it stays the same, doesn't leak, doesn't overheat, and works perfectly.

Denny

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I noticed the same thing when I bought the car there was no

leak and no coolant low light on. but as soon as I addedd a cup or so to bring

it up to minimum it started to leak and the light came on for a min. or so

I left it alone and the level went below the minimum about a 1 1/2" and

it's not going any lower and now my light never comes on .

I read another post weeks ago that said maybe there was air in the line.

I drained the radiator and refilled but it did not help.

I think I'll take your advice and do nothing .Like the old saying ignore it

and it will go away. Thank you VBdenny!!!

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