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Noticed the other day a smell of hot coolant, didn't think much of it as I spilt a bit on to of the block the other week and presumed it was still evaporating.

Had a check yesterday and found this

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Don't think it's owt to do with the different coolant looks like the line had been disturbed. So cleaned it up and re seated it. Nothing has leaked since, if I remove the pipe from the turbo end to take a look for blockages is there anything I should be aware of ? Will it let much air into system

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Mine weeps from both ends of that pipe occasionally due to the !Removed! spring clips that hold it in place .

I'll eventually buy a new silicone hose and replace the !Removed! clips with stainless jubilee ones .

I haven't had any air locks (heaters still hot ) and the water hasn't dropped by much so I don't think it's a major problem on mine

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It had ridden up a little so I presume it's just worked loose either when I fitted the blanket or changed the coolant, thought there could have been a blockage hence why I want to take it off,just seems strange/ coincidental it's happened since the rad change.

Am I right in thinking that the water is only fed into the turbo when running and it's not primed all the time ?

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