95 Windstar 3.8L with about 260000kms on it. Just did the S-Belt today,
However, I also did an oil change and top up of fluids, and the rad was
down about 2 Litres of antifreeze. The heat gauge never shows that its
overheating, and there haven't been any puddles on the floor.
Definitely no water in the oil (based on what it looked like in the drain
pan after I changed it), so kinda rules out head gasket, no?
Also, since I did the S-Belt, I had a chance to inspect the outside of the
water pump housing, and no problems noticed there. I have replaced the rad
cap, and filled up the rad and resevoir. I have instructed my parents to
watch for leaks now that the system is full, and to take it in for a
pressure test to see where the coolant is squeezing out.
Any common problems I may be overlooking?
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