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    coolant capacity

    can anyone tell me the capacity of the coolant system as i think i have a leak somewhere. coolant message came up on my trip comp so went to halfrauds and bought 5l put it in the car and it used most of the bottle to get it back up to the correct level. any one know the coolant could of leaked from.
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    that was very low if it took nearly 5 litres
    there are loads of places it could leak from
    ie radiator hoses , water pump , engine core plug , or worse case senario is it is leaking into the engine via head gasket

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    ill have to wait to see how it goes over the next few days to see how much it looses
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    Must have been empty, think mine only took around 4.5-5l to fill it up from empty.

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    had to change a hose to the rad the other day via VX as i could not find the leak. Cost £60 I did change the bottle 1st as that was leaking but didnt know it leaked else were till the message came up again after i thought i had fixed the problem!
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