2009 Vauxhall Insignia 1.8 SRI Petrol

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Problem added: Nov 12, 2017 (3 years ago)
Hi, I fill my coolant tank and it’s pretty much empty a mile down the road but doesn’t empty when the engine is off, I know you guys probably can’t tell me my exact problem but what are the possibilities? I’ve seen the drips and the it’s not contaminated, it seems to drip from a hose that’s in front of the radiator but also from the engine but I only see this after the car has had a short drive, as you can probably tell I’m not all that clued up so any help would be appreciated, thanks.

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Car: Vauxhall Insignia
Variant: 1.8 SRI Petrol
Model Year: 2009
Category: Leaks & Noises
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1,890 points

Nov 12, 2017 (3 years ago)
Best get a garage to pressure test the coolant system.
As name suggests this pumps up the coolant system and makes all the little leaks go of like a high pressure hose.
Easy to spot where it's leaking.
16,010 points

Nov 12, 2017 (3 years ago)
One possible cause of engine water leak could be the water pump .
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