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    Coolant Level

    Hi all,

    Was adding a bit of oil earlier and noticed that the coolant was a bit below the min mark.

    The car has done 2500 miles.

    Is this normal?

    Is it best to take it to the dealer to get the coolant topped up?

    Thanks


    Re: Coolant Level

    If you're worried about some sort of coolant leak, you could get that checked by your OPC.

    But, if it's just topping up the coolant, you can easily do that yourself. Wait till the engine is cool, mix the distilled water and anti-freeze in a 50:50 ratio, then pour it carefully in! Easy


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    Re: Coolant Level

    cool where do u get the anti freeze and distilled water?  the OPC?


    Re: Coolant Level

    Distilled water is distilled water - you can buy it at Halfords or any petrol station

    I would buy Porsche anti-freeze solution from my local OPC

    It's all in the Owner's Manual BTW Smiley


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    Re: Coolant Level

    i think ill pop in on Thursday buy the antifreeze and ask them to fill it up - hopefully they wont charge me for that service!


    Re: Coolant Level

    they shouldn't charge, but you can do it yourself at any petrol station and save yourself a lot of time...


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    Re: Coolant Level

    I think it's better if you top up with the Porsche ready-mixed coolant. You use it undiluted as it comes in the container. It used to green, now it's pink coloured I think.


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