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    check your coolant once in a while...







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    Looks like a form of "stop leak" was applied. Found something similar when i bought one of my TT's. A-hole band-aid fixers!

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    No stop leak that I'm aware of, it came out like rust flakes. We are ordering a 60k service kit tomorrow... I can not imagine how the water pump is still working!!!!

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    Did you just drain antifreeze onto the gravel?

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    Also, antifreeze's second purpose is to prevent rust. Running straight water for an extended period of time will have similar effects.

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    The overflow tank was dry, with muddy rust, its.just water

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex3000gt View Post
    Did you just drain antifreeze onto the gravel?
    That was my first thought. OSHA and the EPA would love this video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex3000gt View Post
    Also, antifreeze's second purpose is to prevent rust. Running straight water for an extended period of time will have similar effects.
    who knows what was run in this thing. I had no problems over the winter so there had to be SOME coolant in it.... who knows though, 285k miles... its anyone's guess. Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwIzTeD_3kGt View Post
    That was my first thought. OSHA and the EPA would love this video.
    Rusty water... put me in handcuffs now i guess.

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    Next time I'll find a storm drain to park over so it goes right into the river lol.

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