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Old 05-15-2005, 01:00 PM   #11
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After driving, under the TB or under the WP. Two good places to start looking.
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A second thought: when my TB gasket tanked, the engine would (of course) not pressurize.

Your gauge been just barely off the peg of late?
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Well, I still have to put more coolant in if I'm going to find a leak. The auto parts store in my town didnt have dex-cool, so I have to drive two towns over. About a 15-20 mile drive, think it'll be ok with no coolant?

On a side note, I know TB is throttle body, but what is the WB? How much does the gasket cost, and how hard is it to replace?
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WP, not WB. Water pump.

Which gasket?
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Lol Will, what ever gasket you think I need to replace!
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I have no idea. It depends on where the leak is, assuming there'* actually a leak. Gaskets are relatively inexpensive, anyway.
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Well, I still have to put more coolant in if I'm going to find a leak. The auto parts store in my town didnt have dex-cool, so I have to drive two towns over. About a 15-20 mile drive, think it'll be ok with no coolant?

On a side note, I know TB is throttle body, but what is the WB? How much does the gasket cost, and how hard is it to replace?
i would fill it up with water and then do a complete coolant flush/change or something. It isnt good to drive with no or low coolant
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Then I'm just gonna hitch a ride a town over. I'll let you know when I find the leak
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Guys, does the S2 have that silly plastic coolant tube that loves to corrode and break off?
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Guys, does the S2 have that silly plastic coolant tube that loves to corrode and break off?
My '95 SLE does :(
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