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    Coolant Levels - Constantly topping up :(

    At this rate my coolant levels are needing to be topped up at least every 4 weeks sometimes sooner, surely this can't be right... how often is evryone else topping up?

    I can't see a split in the pipework although the conection to the header tank isnt the tightest...

    Im just wondering is the z20let really that thirsty for water or do i have a problem?

    Evrything seems alright and im happy ot keep topping up when i have to, just a little worrying having it come up on the computer evry month 'attention coolant level'
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    Mine used some recently but never has in the past. Going to keep an eye on it. If I use my Aircon, then turn it off the windscreen will get really bad condensation, and the next day the screen will be dripping wet. So thinking the 2 problems may be related for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by buckle View Post
    Mine used some recently but never has in the past. Going to keep an eye on it. If I use my Aircon, then turn it off the windscreen will get really bad condensation, and the next day the screen will be dripping wet. So thinking the 2 problems may be related for me
    That could be the pollen filter blocked, or a crack in the header tank, or a leak in the pipe to the heater matrix or a leak in the matrix inside the car.
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    i'm doing the same but i ain't had to top up in over a month this time, i changed my timing belt last year but never did the water pump so i'm wondering if mine is coming from there, i also can't see leaks anywhere.

    as soon as i find mine i'll let you know though
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    I had same problem when i first got mine, it was a hairline crack on the coolent resevoir.
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    I've seen it on a Corsa, it was a hairline crack in one of the pipes.
    The Vaux hoses are really filmsy.
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    Exclamation me too

    i top mine up monthly on mine its the pump under the bat and the pipe to the turbo so i'm gonna replace all the pipes with the roose motorsport pipes and change the pump! the vaux ones are pump!
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