Volvo 2003

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Volvo 2003

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Does anybody know why the fresh water coolant would leak out out the expansion cap after motoring for about 5 minutes and empty the contents into the bilge. Smoke also coming out of air intake
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It sounds very much like either a cylinder head gasket gone or cracked cylinder head
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It's possibly your heat exchanger leaking. It should be relatively easy to trace with the engine ticking over.
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splitpin wrote: Wed May 23, 2018 10:04 am It sounds very much like either a cylinder head gasket gone or cracked cylinder head
That's what i thought. Is it easy to replace?
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Yes.

Its been 20 years since I did one last though.
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