The Holden Commodores with the 3.8 V6 engine is a vehicle I see regularly, today was a VT model. During a service I always pressure test the cooling system to check for coolant leaks. This time it presented a couple of different coolant leaks. A cracked radiator – cracked down the side tank which is made from plastic. Also the heater tap
The Toyota landcrusier with a 1HZ engine can be a reliable workhorse. But they do not like being over heated. This Landcruiser in Parkwood which I have to repair this week had been overheated due to a leaking radiator. A common fault with the 1HZ engine is the cylinder head cracking between the valves with overheated. Also cracking between the
Today we saw a Holden Commodore with a common adult – a failed heater tap leaking coolant. This is a very common failure and easily fixed. A kit was installed which has the new heater tap and all 4 hoses with new clamps. When I went to fill the radiator with new coolant I found the tank filled with mud?