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Old 08-22-2003, 07:31 PM
dtf dtf is offline
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Update. The reason the coolant level was going down and the smell was noticed was because the hose from the tank to the bottom of the radiator had a pinhole leak. The service advisor basically said 'how did you notice that small of a leak?' I've owned almost 40 cars in my life - about 50% shouldn't have been on the road. '78 Dodge aspen wagons, '70 Fords with no brakes, plenty of rusty Subarus, VW beetles. I check ALL FLUIDS almost everyday. I am scared of breaking down with the kids in the car. I had the spark plugs replaced too. Total was $275.00. Just turned 201,000 miles.
1994 E320 Wagon (Died @ 308,669 miles)
1995 E300 Diesel (203,000)
1999 E300 Turbodiesel ( died @ 255,000)
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 AC 4X4 (115,000 miles)
2011 Audi A4 Avant (165,000 miles) Seized engine - donated to Salvation Army
BMW 330 xi 6 speed manual (124,034 miles)
2014 E350 4Matic Wagon 48,000 miles
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