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  1. DeuceBG

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    Can anyone tell me the capacity of the cooling system in the 2.5D Boxer engine please?
    Thanks in advance,
    Deuce
     
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    Thanks but I can't seem to find anything conclusive and the Hand Book is useless.
    Just have to keep looking.....
     
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    Think I've found it!!
    It appears to be 13 litres :thumb:
     
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    Why do you want to know anyway?
     
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    I have a very slight weep from the Heater Core I think as it smells strange and mists up the screen slightly.
    I wanted to know how much K-Seal to put into the system to seal it.
     
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    Ah, I see, you must view radiator sealants as a "get you out of jail" measure, they tend to restrict flow. Much better to get a proper repair done rather than risk damage at a more inconvenient time.
    Cal
     
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    Boxer 2.5D

    I have had the same problem recently and having no success using a leak-stopper, I explored replacing the heater matrix myself but decided to get a garage to do a replacement. The cost was approximately £350 inclusive. It would seem that to gain access to the area, the lower dash and gear linkage had to be removed.

    There's quite a bit of useful information here

    http://www.ourwanderer.org/peug2.htm#HEATER MATRIX

    Although it's a 1.9D, the principals are the same.
     
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    That's less than I thought it would cost to be honest.
     
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    On the contrary, having just had my current work contract end somewhat abruptly I view it as an "All I can afford to do at this moment in time" measure!
     
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    Between £35 - £85 for a new matrix. If you are ok with spanners, then give yourself a couple of hours, couple of skinned knuckles and a breath or two of that blue air stuff, and you will be permanently fixed with no nasty bursts at the wrong moment......and don't forget, being trapped in a recovery truck with a wife returning from an aborted holiday is never a good idea!:BigGrin:
     
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    Now THAT I understand.
     

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