[Spridgets] cooling system issues revised---Help

David Lieb dbl at chicagolandmgclub.com
Thu Apr 24 19:37:59 MDT 2008

To me that says that you have a leak in the radiator. It is a small leak, so 
you are still building up pressure and shifting coolant out to the expansion 
tank, but it sucks in air rather than pulling coolant back from the tank.
David Lieb

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <ryan.kubanoff at comcast.net>
To: <spridgets at autox.team.net>
Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2008 7:40 PM
Subject: [Spridgets] cooling system issues revised---Help

> Okay, I have replaced the missing thermostat and did a coolant flush.  And 
> once again after a long ride in traffic she was leaking antifreeze out of 
> the expansion bottle.  After letting her cool for a few hours I opened her 
> up and found most of the radiator empty and the expansion bottle filled to 
> the outlet pipe.  This seems to imply that the coolant is cyling through 
> the system hitting the expansion tank and then pouring out instead of 
> cycling back into the radiator. Now what?  Oh and for further fun I have 
> no working temp gauge.
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