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MG MGB Technical - Cooling system pressure?
I have the very common issue of a temperature gauge incorrectly reading hot and have read loads of archives on the matter.
One thing I noticed the other day, my cooling system does not seem to have any (or very much) pressure. I can get the car to actual running temperature and easily squeeze the radiator hoses by hand.
I discovered this when I went to verify coolant temperature with a candy thermometer (there's no real over-heating).
I have replaced the radiator cap and have no apparent leaks.
Shouln't the radiator hoses be under pressure and very difficult to squeeze??
|David theyusually are under pressure unless you have a leak somewhere in the system. If you can find someone with a cooling system pressure checker have the cooling system and the cap pressure checked to see if either has leaks. |
This thread was discussed on 01/10/2007
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