[TR] Small coolant leak

Michael Marr mmarr at albiontechnical.com
Tue Sep 15 15:46:56 MDT 2020

The drain “valve” is actually a petcock. It doesn’t have a gate and seat, as such.  The best fix is to relap the plug to the body, using valve grinding compound. 


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> On Sep 15, 2020, at 15:36, Jeff Scarbrough <fishplate at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, here's a thought.   Clean and dry the valve.  Close it up tight.  Take a ~tiny~ bit of sealant of your choice, and seal the disc to the body.  Not so much as to be a concern if it should drift into the cooling system - just enough to do the job.  Then insert it into the block.
> The valve should still operate as desired when

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