TS engine won't rev!
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Newcastle, Australia
Coolant leak on 156 2.0TS
At last oil change I noticed that coolant is leaking from the RHS of the engine just below the exhaust manifold. It allows small amounts of coolant to crystalise onto the block and oil filter as it drips. The loss from the system is very small, with only infrequent topup required.
It appears to be at the side of a water manifold in that place, but I can't work out how to tighten it or how it goes together. It could also be a head gasket leak, and I am hearing that head gaskets are failing on a lot of these cars.
I'm about to do the belts on the car for the second time (myself), and this would obviously be the time to do the head gasket.
Any suggestions as to what this leak could be and how to fix it?
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