k5 antifreeze

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by radar, Nov 1, 2001.

  1. radar

    radar Registered Member

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    My 1986 k5 blazer seems to be losing a good amount of antifreeze. The MILLION dollar question is where is it going.
    No white smoke. Can not see any leaks. Is this common?
     
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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    Check passenger floor......

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    Check your overflow res. for leak trails. Mine had that ....pissed me off for the longest time.

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    radar, the first step is to pressurized the system with a radiator tester. Some places rent them or have a gas station do it for you. You should be able to find the leak if it's not a head gasket or internal block crack. That will surface when you start noticing whip cream in you crankcase oil.
     

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