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This morning I walked over to my car just to find a puddle of coolant underneath. It was a small leak and the car ran fine (no overheating). I went to the auto parts store and bought pic rel. Should I try this out? Does anyone have experience with this? I plan on getting the head gasket fixed when I can but I just want to see if this can be a temporary fix.
My car is a 1995 Mercedes Benz E320 with the 3.2 M104 6 cylinder
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Have you confirmed it's ACTUALLY the head gasket and not just a leaky hose? Also this shit is awful for your cooling system in general and shouldn't be used.
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This is how the GERMAN CARS ARE UNRELIABLE buulshit started, retarded dimwits unable to take proper care of their cars doing dumb shit
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This is the size of the leak after moving the car a few feet
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>>25611371
I got my car from a 90 year old snowbird woman
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bump
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That looks like not a head gasket leak. Head gasket failures tend to leak internally, and turn the car's exhaust a white with a hint of yellow, almost. Plus the exhaust smells like coolant. You have a cracked hose or coupling, or if you're unlucky, a damaged reservoir or radiator.
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>>25611363
>Bar's head gasket fix
The only time you should use this shit is if you're another spent dollar away from scrapping the car entirely or just need a few more days out of it.
It's basically the equivalent of snorting a bunch of coke so you can drive shitfaced. It's a bad solution to a problem, and while it might work for the moment is ultimately just poison for your car.
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>>25611417
it could be my reservoir but I have a feeling that its something else since it came from the back of engine area

mine is all yellow but it isn't cracked
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>>25611364
>>25611417
>>25611423
I think I'll return the Bar's
Id rather top off my coolant every once in a while than fuck my engine
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>>25611363
Only worth using if you plan on scrapping the car in a year or two. Never use this type of shit in a car you plan on keeping
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>>25611450
If you need to replace that volume of coolant with any regularity it's something you need to get fixed asap
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>>25611604
Working on that right now. I think it is my coolant overflow tank
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>>25611961
Your overflow and reservoir are the same thing. Take a piece of corrugated fiber board and slide it under the car when it's parked. Note where the drips are WITHOUT moving the vehicle. Use that to find your leak area.
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>>25611363
Head gaskets leak into the engine, not out onto the ground.
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This stuff is more expensive but it works much better and isnt so chunky/gross shit that clogs up your radiator.
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>>25612008
For some reason my car has two coolant overflow tanks. I think it may be the second one under the fender.
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>>25612188
The one on the side is your blinker fluid reservoir dummy
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>>25612256
no actually I think its for the winter antifreeze while the top one is for summer coolant
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>>25611377
owo someone made a mess....
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>>25611431

Those commonly crack at the bottom on some vehicles and appear perfectly fine.
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>>25611363
Confirm if head gasket leak or radiator leak or hose leak or hose clamp seal leak etc. I drive an old Subaru and for me it wasn’t HG, but a hairline crack in the neck of the radiator, I just got a new radiator and put it in a year ago.
>>25611423
this stuff works along with many others if you catch it in time before it becomes an issue. Iirc the absolute best stuff can still only seal a gasket if you’re car overheats after 15 min max. Less than that and it has to be replaced. If you caught a leak and it’s not overheating yet it’s Goldilocks zone for applying one of these fixes. Most of them will be able to seal gaps up to 0.8mm in the gasket.
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>>25611364
>>25611417
>>25612008
>>25612018
>>25612256
>>25613807
It was not a reservoir or hose
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>>25615075
It’s coming from the engine
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>>25615075
>>25615079
looks like the freeze plugs are leaking
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>>25615079
maybe take a picture of where the actual head gasket is so we can see.
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>>25615326
its not the head gasket



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