Re: [DML] Re: 2/3 lb pressure drop in 30 mins OK?
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Re: [DML] Re: 2/3 lb pressure drop in 30 mins OK?



I'm wondering, where does the 15 minutes come from?

I had a problem where I would find a puddle of coolant under the  
radiator when the car sat for a few hours after being driven, but no  
visible leak while the engine was running. I did the 15psi for 15  
minutes test, and nothing. However, if I let it sit pressurized for  
18-19 minutes, I would just start to see some seepage along the  
radiator tank seam.

I'm guessing the leak would get a little bigger as the radiator cooled.

On Oct 6, 2005, at 1:32 PM, David Teitelbaum wrote:

> What your readings mean is some of the air used to make the pressure
> dissolved into the coolant. 2/3 LB really doesn't mean much. If you
> can pump the pressure up to 14-15 psi and hold it there for 15 min
> without seeing the car piss coolant all over then you can be confident
> in your work. I would recomend tightening the clamps on all the hoses
> you can reach after the car reaches operating temperature. Other than
> that it sounds like you're "good to go".
> David Teitlbaum
> vin 10757




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