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Radiator leakage
« on: 28 August 2019, 16:50:58 »

I am afraid that I have cylar leakage in right low corner. If that how big job to change. Do I have to remove gas pipes, air condition...
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #1 on: 28 August 2019, 17:01:46 »

Just undo pipes allow to escape,  not ethical but it's already leaking.
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #2 on: 28 August 2019, 17:41:40 »

It's with aircon, some metal pipes cross ower cylar, actually they are from gearbox. Do I have to remove them?
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #3 on: 28 August 2019, 18:50:49 »

 ???? Cylar ????  If you mean ATF then no need to touch Condenser, just remove radiator,  undo pipes on cooler, remove radiator.
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Re: Radiator leakage
« Reply #4 on: 29 August 2019, 04:59:02 »

Sorry, I did not know the word in English. I believe I am talking about the radiator, the device in front of the car where coolant is cooling down. Original question was that is it difficult to change. I see there are two metal pipes above it, perhaps oil pipes from Auto box. Do I have to remove them? How about Air Con pipes, do I have to remove them?
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #5 on: 29 August 2019, 07:32:20 »

Okay, you need radiator removed,, no need to touch air con.
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #6 on: 29 August 2019, 07:59:54 »

If you look in the maintenance section there is a "how to" under the heading V6 replace aircon condenser the first part of this deals with removing the radiator and should give you the information you want-obviously you can ignore the second part dealing with removing the condenser as you won't need to do that part.
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #7 on: 29 August 2019, 10:42:40 »

The metal pipes can simply be disconnected and tied back to the coolant bottle. As you lift the radiator etc out, undo the two screws attaching the condenser and leave it in the location. Once out, you can undo the four screws attaching the oil cooler to the radiator... Keep it upright and you won't lose a significant amount of transmission fluid  :y
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #8 on: 29 August 2019, 11:27:00 »

Thanks for all, good forum, always good tips. I think the leakage is between the plastic "tank" and aluminium cell. Not repairable? After 280 000 km and 18 years perhaps time to buy a new one.
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #9 on: 29 August 2019, 11:38:12 »

Thanks for all, good forum, always good tips. I think the leakage is between the plastic "tank" and aluminium cell. Not repairable? After 280 000 km and 18 years perhaps time to buy a new one.
Not worth messing around  :y
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #10 on: 29 August 2019, 13:08:16 »

...and hope someone can edit the Cylar to Radiator, I cannot.
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #11 on: 29 August 2019, 13:57:18 »

Thanks for all, good forum, always good tips. I think the leakage is between the plastic "tank" and aluminium cell. Not repairable? After 280 000 km and 18 years perhaps time to buy a new one.


New radiator will be the type with built in cooler, which is more efficient,than the extension cooler, so I found, car ran 5-10.c cooler with the inbuilt cooler.
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Re: Cylar leakage
« Reply #12 on: 29 August 2019, 16:19:14 »

Ahh, should have said   jäähdytin   We would have known then ;D :y
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Re: Radiator leakage
« Reply #13 on: 29 August 2019, 19:29:10 »

Initial title edited, I'm not gonna do every post though ;)
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Re: Radiator leakage
« Reply #14 on: 31 August 2019, 08:01:51 »

Thanks TB for editing and yes, it is Jäähdytin in Finnish. It is Kylare in Swedish and that's why we call it also Syylari in Finland, I thought it is Cylar...
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