Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Boxster General Discussions

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-14-2008, 03:52 AM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: nottingham
Posts: 4
coolant water pump

bought 2000 2.7 85000 miles changed oil immediatly in first week pulled up spat out coolant under drivers rear wheel topeed up with holts universal antifreeze about 1.5 gallons bled it and had to top up daily next two days. Then pulled up and water pump was leaking. Could this be due to mixing antifreeze as i have now read topics on proper coolant for boxster . Any am in UK and would like to know which antifreeze to use as will be flushing system when changing water pump most of what i'm reading are usa brands please help guess i'm learning the hard way

ricorico is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2008, 04:22 AM   #2
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 1,820
the antifreeze did not cause your leak. drain the system, replace the water pump, and fill it up w/ porsche or mercedes benz coolant. there are others you can use, do a search here.

'99 Boxster
3.4L Conversion

insite is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:39 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page