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#1 andyscotland2012

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 08:40 PM

Hi Guys and Gals

having some problems with my 2006 fiesta tdci it seems to be drinking the water in the coolaint ever day just about, iv checked and not seen any leaks as that was my first thought, my misses uses the car ever day for work and is doing a 70ish mile round trip each day

any one know why using so much water the now????

thanks in advance andy

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#2 frund

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 11:00 AM

May be a head gasket. Have you got any water in the oil. Is the header tank bubbling on tickover. Is there excessive steam or water from the exhaust when up to temprature.

#3 sambooka

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 12:48 PM

And when you release the lid on the coolant tank is there a lot of pressure released

#4 mintalkin

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 02:59 PM

it could be the header tank cap thats knackard allowing coolant past it when under pressure.

#5 andyscotland2012

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 08:10 PM

thanks guys il check these out and come back to you


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