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Old 01-28-2013, 04:06 PM   #15436
trj
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Originally Posted by JZambrano7 View Post
Yeah I hear you, I learned about all the consequences during my expansion tank replacement. I will def be on the look out.



If I had an idea of what I was doing I would be more than glad to, besides it's way too cold in NY to be outside working on your car. Rather take it to someone who knows what they're doing and who I trust.



Thanks for the advice, I will maybe try duck taping it and filling it up until Im at the shop. Sorry for the question but what is the problem with air entering the coolant system? Do i have anything to worry about until tomorrow?
No need to worry until tomorrow, but need to fix and get the air out of the system before turning over the engine.
If air is present in a sealed system your temp needle will go whacko and may over heat the engine.
Why risk it? Get a radiator hose and DIY or ask a mechanic or some fellow member near you to help you out. Pay him the amount you were going to pay for the tow.
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