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Old 12-23-2013, 06:27 PM   #1
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The day after adding a little Anti-Freeze to the MH, we noticed a little on the ground. I think it was just a little spill. He says no. So we start looking and really see some anti-freeze just damp no standing anti-freese on the bottom of Radiator tray some of the coils have a blue hue to them. Next day I start it and watch for leak No Leak after running MH 45-1 hr. Hmmm Start it the next day same results. Neighbor brings over his Pressure tester after close to 1/2 hour the gauge goes down just a little no anti-freeze . Again today run mh for 45-1hr again no leaks. Temp stay in normal area.
I think it was overfilled a bit, and his pressure tester might be leaking also. I am looking @ $1000.00 to replace the radiator. I want to take to Az for winter. I am temped to take off with her, Then again I don't want to end up on the side of the Hwy.

What would you do?
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Old 12-23-2013, 06:34 PM   #2
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Have the motor home test at a radiator shop to see if the radiator is leaking or a trusted service garage. It is safer to do now than when you are on the road and need a hook to get the motor home to a repair shop. And then you are at the mercy of the repairing dealer.
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Old 12-23-2013, 06:46 PM   #3
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I would go to a local parts store buy 2 cans on BARRS LEAK 2 GALS OF ANTI-FREEZE and take off but I love living on the edge
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Old 12-23-2013, 07:00 PM   #4
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How much is a little? More than you added? How old is the rad? 1982?
It would appear that everything was ok and you added anti freeze as a PM. You then ran the MH twice for a good while. I would think it was an overfill or a spill but just to be sure I would wash the radiator area down with water and then take it for a nice test drive, up some hills if possible and then take a look while it is hot and again after it cools. It could be nothing, or it could a rad, a water pump, a hose etc... Good luck and Merry Christmas!
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Old 12-23-2013, 07:08 PM   #5
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Mine has been leaking for 5 years. Not much but leaking. I would top it off and head out ,check each night or in the morning.
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