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Experience:  Honors degree in Mechanical Engineering, worked 8 years as a Formula 1 engine engineer.
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It is a 2.7 engine. It blows out the coolant every week after

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It is a 2.7 engine. It blows out the coolant every week after the engine is shut off.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I have replaced the radiator cap an thermostat already.
Expert:  Matt replied 5 months ago.
Hello 1st check that the small hoses that run from the top of the engine and radiator that run back to the header / expansion tank are free flowing and not blockedIf all of this is OK it may be worth replacing the header tank cap as again you can lose coolant as steam if this is blowing off too early ( the cap should hold pressure of around 1Bar) The other thing to try is a head gasket / block test kit as these take a coolant sample and analyse it for any signs of combustion gas - if present this would indicate the head gasket is on its way out

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