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Old 08 Nov 2010, 05:18 pm
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Should there be two hoses hooked up to the tank or just one on my 03 Turbo? I'm looking for a leak in the bottle and when I pulled it out there was just one hose hooked up to it, but it kind of looks like there should be two, at least that's where I think the coolant is getting out from.
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Old 08 Nov 2010, 07:42 pm
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Both the Haynes and Chilton manuals show only one hose for the turbo charged models. The non-turbo models show two.



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Question Re: Overflow tank question

on the overflow tank should there be a heat sheild or something where it is so close to the engine?
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No, it didn't come with one and there has been a case (especially with the turbo's) that the heat caused damage to the plastic tank. If you see any signs of heat affecting the tank, you can make something up just to reflect the direct heat attack.
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