Well one thing that scared me was when I bought the car. I had heard about the UIM problems a few days after getting it. I think I did a google search, and basically was what brought me here to this site. Right after reading about it, I went out to my car to check the coolant level. With a cold car, the reservoir was EMPTY, and I popped the cap on the radiator, and could see it was wet, but couldn't see the coolant!
Right after that, I took it to my mechanic and said PUT IN PRESTONE IMMEDIATELY. They did 2 full flushes, and they said it was clean then. Put in Prestone and have hardly lost a drop since. I asked my mechanic, why the missing coolant then, but not now. He told me that it was possibly due to the Prestone having a higher viscocity than the Death-Cool. I don't know how much truth there is in that, but was still happy to have good old Prestone back in my car.
So, that'* why I have been watching it semi-religiously since I got the car 2 years ago. I'm not sure where the coolant went to, but haven't had a problem since.
So far, it sounds like that the LIM gasket is more of a problem than the UIM itself on the '00+'*. Is that right? Is the LIM gasket as big of a problem with the L36'* as the L67'*?
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