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Old 07-29-2002, 05:14 PM
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what happened with my radiator?

8 years old with no bad coolant in system? why like this?
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Old 07-29-2002, 05:15 PM
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Old 07-29-2002, 06:09 PM
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What have you been running in it - coolant/water mixture? Where did the water come from? Water quality issues caused that.
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Old 07-29-2002, 06:27 PM
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mixed 50/50 with TAPwater.. here in sweden tapwater is drinkable.

never seen something like that, here we ALWAYS uses tapwater to mix with and never probbs....

now i have a new RAD with the newer pink coolant
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Old 07-29-2002, 07:16 PM
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Looks like the drinkable tap water in Sweden is harder (more minerals) than your system can handle. I would mix the coolant with purified/distilled water to avoid calcification in the future. Save the tap water for mixing drinks .
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