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Got 2011 f-150 the cooling tank is low after a few weeks.

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Got 2011 f-150 the cooling tank is low after a few weeks. there is no fluid in the drivers compartment. is there a recall on the plastic tank
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Ford Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 2 years ago
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HI,

Ok, there are no recalls on the cooling system, including the overflow/reservoir tank. There are no service bulletins on the reservoir either.

So, you or a shop, will need to use a cooling system pressure tester to pressurize the system and check for leaks at the reservoir tank as well as hoses and water pump. If none found, then the intake should be inspected for coolant in it that indicates an intake manifold gasket leak, and if ok, then a Block Test is performed to check for headgasket leak

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