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Are some engines produced without coolant overflow containers?

I bought a used mini excavator (Terex HR1.6). I followed the overflow hose from the radiator. It ends in free air – i.e. no overflow tank or valve or anything. I have the machine's manual, and I can'...
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Nissan Versa 2007 Coolant Change Problem

So I changed my coolant, online it said I need 6 ltr but it only took 5 and that was including filling the overflow tank to the max level, I had it jacked one side high and tried to burp it. I took it ...
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How much coolant needs to be added to radiator?

I drive a 2001 Buick Century. It has had some coolant problems/leaks on and off. My father in law was helping me with the car, and he told me that the radiator must be filled to the tippy top up to ...
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1998 Honda Civic LX coolant spillage after running AC

I ran my car yesterday for about 4 hours and there were no issues. Upon going out to my car this morning, I notice a leak of some sort coming from underneath my car. So I touched it and sniffed, sure ...
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Replacement ford fiesta radiator has extra hose

I own a ford fiesta mk6 car. I recently bought a replacement radiator. Unfortunately I think its for an older model or different variant (ST150?) Is it possible to use the new radiator in my old ...
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Windshield fluid in coolant reservoir by accident

Accidentally, I put about 1/4 gallon of windshield fluid into the coolant tank. Then I drove it for about 5 kilometers, with the outside temperature of -3F/-19C. The windshield fluid light was still ...
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Coolant tank bubbles

The overflow tank is still bubbling with hot coolant after making sure that the radiator was okay and the thermostat is repaired, but it continues to bubble. What is the problem?
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Full coolant expansion reservoir when cool but low in the radiator

My 98 buick century limited has a overfull coolant expansion reservoir when it's cool but the radiator light is on and the radiator is low on fluid. I'll fill the radiator, light goes off, drive it a ...
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Transmission fluid in coolant overflow tank

This is a 2004 Pontiac Aztec. I have transmission fluid in my coolant overflow tank. What would cause that?
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Will a radiator suck fluid out of the overflow tank if I didn't fill the radiator completely?

I recently changed the engine coolant in my 2006 Prius. The system is the type which has the radiator cap on the radiator and a separate overflow tank. The whole system yielded about 1.5 gallons of ...
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my mazda tribute radiator tank overflow boil water

I was driving and the fan belt broke without me noticing. The water temperature rose and the boiling water burst the water pipe and also cracked the radiator tank. Now any time I drive some ...
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Overheating with bubbles when parked

My 2012 Chrysler 300 is overheating. It bubbles when parked. The overflow reservoir was empty 4 days ago so fluid was replaced car was fine -- no evidence of leakage now. Reservoir is very low and car ...
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Excessive Coolant Expansion: Part 2

This is a continuation of my excessive coolant expansion question regarding my 98 Mazda 626 2L. When I drained the coolant I noticed this black sediment which settled to the bottom of the container I ...
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less coolant everyday in the radiator reserve tank

Can anyone help me for my 2006 Honda Civic? Radiator and the radiator have been replaced. No leak in the cylinder head and still the reserve tank keeps reducing in liquid volume daily. Does anyone ...