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Old March 9th, 2019, 16:15
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Re: anyone else had issue getting waterpump to seal?

Originally Posted by Tim_MN View Post
For leaky coolant/heater hoses I always put a thin film of RTV silicone on both the hose and the hose neck. Dry both sides and clean with some solvent. Kinda like a differential, let the RTV skin over slightly, loosely install the hose, and then wait 1/2 hour or so and tighten the hose clamps.
Hmm had not thought of that, have some Hylomer Blue that is good for this type of thing as it doesn't set up like silicone does. Guess I will be draining the radiator again.
Just add lightness
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