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My coolant is burning out fast like within a day, I took it

Customer Question

my coolant is burning out fast like within a day
JA: Have you inspected the hoses? Have you checked the radiator fluid?
Customer: I took it to a mechanic and he changed the coolant tank but it doing the same thing
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: bmw 535i 2010
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I will take to the mechanics but I want to understand what's up first with it and only changing the coolant tank
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: that's about it everything else is good only the coolant burning away fast
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today.

So the coolant is burning? Not leaking? Changing the surge tank doesnt seem to be a logical approach at a repair if thats the case.

Are you getting white smoke out the tailpipe?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
yea it burning not leaking I check for it for the pass 2 days and I'm not sure about the tailpipe
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Watch the tailpipe as its running and see if you see white smoke or hold your hand by it and see if theres a lot of condensation on your hand. Also check the oil and make sure the oil on the dipstick doesnt look brown like a chocolate milkshake and check the level to make sure it isnt overfull.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Alright I am at work I will check on my break
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Sounds good. Let me know what you find.