Guy Lux composed the following;:
> A stick punctured the front radiator panel while off roading (I wasn't
> driving...). Antifreeze was dribbling out, so I went for a quick fix,
> stripping out the VVVVV-shaped foil above and below the ripped flat
> tube, then curling each end back on itself and crimping it with
> pliers. (I hope this doesn't block the whole radiator) I drove back
> and didn't seem to lose any more antifreeze and temp guage showed
> normal. Could this "quick fix" be permanent?
Depends if it starts to leak again ..
Yes, one or even quite a few 'blockages', are normal in even new radiators.
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