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Old 02-20-2003, 04:08 PM
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Ive noticed that my radiator leaks coolant from the sensor on top after the car has cooled down. Not while its running and not while its still warm only after it has cooled. What would cuase this?
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it needs a sensor, and recheck



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Old 02-20-2003, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by j9fd3s' date='Feb 20 2003, 05:13 PM
it needs a sensor, and recheck



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So i need to replace the sensor? Sounds easy enough.
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Old 02-20-2003, 09:22 PM
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yup soon, they crack down the middle of the threaded part



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Originally Posted by j9fd3s' date='Feb 21 2003, 02:22 AM
yup soon, they crack down the middle of the threaded part



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isnt that sensor kindof ridiculously priced?
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Old 02-20-2003, 09:50 PM
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its not too bad, like $30



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alright cool i tested it earlier its still working I'll just watch it and make sure it doesnt get any worse and replace it some time soon.
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if you've ever heard the add coolant buzzer you would probably be like me and have trouble justifying buying a part to fix it with I'd be more like die scum! and throw a plug in that hole then rig the wire to satisfy the ecu. :smirk:
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the low coolant senor? I just replaced mine cuz it cracked just like that, cost like $5 from mazdatrix.
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Old 02-20-2003, 11:05 PM
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Do you have the plastic radiator? I seen radiators not crack but become disconfigured from the heat in that area, usually meaning a new radiator is the only way to fix it. hope is not that bad.



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