Vauxhall Astra coolant

2053 Vauxhall Astra Problem

CarVauxhall Astra 1.7 ctdi
Ads by Google
vauxhall astra 1.7ctdi losing water?
my engine seems to be losing water but no visible signs of a leak , heater blows cold when engine is idling then gets a little hotter when engine revs are up and after a couple days after topping up the expantion tank with water it seems to be dissapearing but i do not see any leaks from anywhere i have checked th oil and there does not seem to be any water in it so i dont think its the cylinder head any suggestions would be much appreciated
Problem Category
Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Leaks & Noises, Interior and Bodywork

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11973 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

A presure test on cooling system should show any external leaks i.e water pump etc.Depends where a head gasket goes whether it mixes with oil or not . A block test will tell you if it is leaking for sure or eliminate that .

Posted on Saturday 10th of December 2011
Don't understand this? Ask a question
Ask a Question Post a Solution

More Vauxhall and Astra problems

Vauxhall Problems Astra Problems

Social Media

Twitter Icon Facebook Icon Google G+ Icon

Car Problems - can you help?