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Re: Low Coolant level

Post by bjm » Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:00 am

I had this a few months ago, range the dealer and was told to "fill it up with water". 🙄
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Re: Low Coolant level

Post by PAKE » Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:43 am

LR Assist were brilliant with this issue. Engineer came out to my house. Examined the car, found the issue and arranged for it to be booked in to local dealer who couldn't provide a courtesy car themselves so arranged one from another, nearby, dealer. I would say a better response than "fill it up with water" why don't you give LR assist a call?
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Re: Low Coolant level

Post by Lofty1 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:07 pm

Today the "Low Coolant Level" warning appeared and upon checking the level was just below the minimum mark. The car has done 14,000 miles and is just two years old. It is booked in for its first service next week although it had had an interim oil and filter change nine months ago. I owned a FL2 for nine years and it never lost coolant, indeed apart from annual servicing it never needed anything. I will top up the coolant in my DS with 50/50 water and anti freeze and ask the dealer to check the pipework for leaks.
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Re: Low Coolant level

Post by Barnsh » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:18 pm

I can’t remember as it was some time ago , but there is on this forum a reference to a coolant leak inside the transmission , there is a coolant pipe running inside it.
So if your losing water and can’t see where it’s going it’s worth investigation.
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Re: Low coolant

Post by Barnsh » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:22 pm

Topics merged to keep low coolant together.
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Re: Low coolant

Post by Past master » Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:35 pm

Don't rely too heavily on the temp gauge. If it's like the FL2 the centre mark covers the whole "normal" operating range, so it could be running hotter than normal, but not hot enough to move the gauge.
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