[DML] Coolant Level - Winter Seepage
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[DML] Coolant Level - Winter Seepage



If you have a stainless steel bottle like I do, how do you know the best level for coolant?  Do I check it when its cold?  Where should it be?
   
  Also, for refilling, is it ok to use the Prestone 50/50 pre-diluted mix?  I think there is another knock off brand as well.
   
  Also, is it unusual for a car stored for the winter in VERY cold temps to have some coolant leakage.  During the spring, summer and fall I have no leaks at all.  It's only when the car is stored do I see a signs of seepage.  I start the car every few weeks and let it run for an hour or so.  I get the tiny quarter sized puddles during this time.   I think it may be the exteme cold shrinks the rubber and there is not as tight a seal but when milder temps come it re-seals as it expands.  Does that sound plausible???
   
  Thanks
   
  Tom Watkins
  #05732  


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