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  1. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Before you read the below which starts at ***ORIGINAL POST HERE*** Please read this L Can the water/coolant temperature sensor component be a factor in the starting/ cranking of the vehicle ? Mine takes at least 5-7 seconds to start and i need to give a little pedal (light touch) at times to...
  2. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Not sure how to bleed sealed system? Recently adjusted weak coolant mixture by removing lower hose from expansion tank, draining off about 1L from expansion bottle & adding 1L of ethylene glycol anti-freeze. Left yellow pressure cap off while I warmed up the engine, purging bottom rad hose...
  3. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Replaced the rad top hose today so obviously all my coolant came out. Gave the system a good flush through with the garden hose so it's all nice and clear. However now the car only has water in it, no antifreeze :S Popping to Halfords tomorrow to get some but wasn't sure which one is the right...
  4. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    hi all, I have suspicions I might need a replacement yellow coolant tank cap. after a while of driving I lifted up the bonnet and could hear this hissing and it was coming from the top of the expansion tank. The system seems to be pressurising OK because i very gingerly opened the cap and the...
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