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    Coolant level question in 2005 997s

    Coolant level question in 2005 997s

     I have about 30,000 miles on my 2005 997S. Never had any problems with engine temp and have never observed any coolant leaks. Yesterday I got a low coolant level warning, so I checked the level and it was below "min". I topped it off with a litre of water and a litre of antifreeze and that just got it back up to a normal level. My question is: Is it possible this amount of coolant loss is normal over 3 years or is it more likely I have a leak ? No fluids on the garage floor, no burning coolant smell and temp has never been past 175 deg. Not sure what to make of it...


    Re: Coolant level question in 2005 997s

    Either you suddenly lost a lot of coolant OR you have been gradually using it and, only recently, reached the point where it went below the minimum level.

    At the moment, you could get it checked by an OPC to see if there is a leak somewhere. Otherwise, your best option would be to keep a careful eye on it to see if the problem recurs prematurely. If so, then you will know it's a leak. If going on any long journeys, it's probably a good idea to keep some liquids in the car with you just in case...


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