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Old 02-28-2015, 09:29 AM   #1
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Coolant Expansion Tank Repair

]I was just wondering if anyone on this forum has tried to repair a cracked coolant tank instead of replacing it? I would love to know how it turned out and how you did the repair. I just pulled out my tank and will probably be ordering a new on but I was curious if this is a doable repair.

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Old 02-28-2015, 10:58 AM   #2
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]I was just wondering if anyone on this forum has tried to repair a cracked coolant tank instead of replacing it? I would love to know how it turned out and how you did the repair. I just pulled out my tank and will probably be ordering a new on but I was curious if this is a doable repair.
Not really. We have replaced more than a few "repaired" tanks that promptly began leaking again.
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You DO NOT want to have to do this job twice!
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Old 02-28-2015, 02:13 PM   #4
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I know it was a real pita to get the tank out and I am wondering how the heck am I going to get those hoses back on once I replace it.
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IIRC it was easier to put the thing back than it was to remove it.

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