Problem with engine cooling system

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by tomasr, Jun 15, 2005.

  1. tomasr

    tomasr Guest


    Few days ago we made cooling system test for our Subaru Legacy Outback
    1998. During the test the color of the coolant changed. The garag
    master told us that such test results shows that cooling system is no
    hermetic and the coolant gets into the engine system. He suspects tha
    the intermediate gum might be broken and even it could affect the head

    Maybe anybody has also faced this problem - I would be very thankful i
    could share your experiences with interpretation of cooling system tes
    results and the possible salvations of the problem.

    Thanks in advance
    tomasr, Jun 15, 2005
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    y_p_w Guest

    I believe the common term is "blown head gasket".
    Worldwide, Subaru is recommending a "conditioner" that seems to be
    a fairly common stop-leak product for some cars with known cooling
    system problems.
    y_p_w, Jun 16, 2005
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