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Old 10-25-2012, 09:26 PM
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Default Water leak Help

Ok this may seem like a dumb question but i'm stuck. My upper radiator hose at my expansion chamber will not stop leaking. I've replaced the hose, the clamp and moved the clamp in several places. Any ideas?
PS This is on a 430ci
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:47 PM
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metal that you are clamping to is "out of round" maybe?
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:23 PM
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As long as your sure its not the actual expansion tank leaking, try some silicone around this connection....

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Old 10-26-2012, 07:54 PM
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I'm with Dakota Boy on this one. Had a similar problem a couple of years ago, and found that the outlet of the exp tank was out of round. I used a wooden pestle like to slowly work it back into shape.
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