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Old 02-02-2018, 11:02 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Plymchris View Post
I have had a similar "problem". I don't really consider it a problem though. If I top up my coolant the level will drop pretty quickly, within a few weeks and the hold steady. It will stay steady for a year at least. There are no leaks, the engine never overheats or causes any trouble. If I top it up it just seems to self regulate somehow.
So now I don't worry about it, I have a bottle of premixed coolant I keep in the boot, just in case it ever gets really low, but otherwise I don't really worry too much. Probably about every 6 months or so I give it a little top up, I know the level will drop by itself but it makes sure that it hasn't lost any more.
That's pretty much what my car does.
I'm thinking I don't have a leak because I added Barsleaks pellets to no avail (I've had good luck with this product fixing minor leaks on other cars in the past).

I'll keep an eye on it ...
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