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    Hi Guys,

    Right this veccy is my first car so in tems of knowing whats what its's zilch at the moment..lol,

    My coolent light came on and i topped it up with some water as i am having it serviced on thursday, when i am driving i notice some steam from the radiator area could anyone shed any light on possible problems?. oh and it is a 1.9cdti sri 150 if that helps.

    Cheers guys.

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    sounds to me like radiator might have a leak somewere or maybe somethings got a crack in or split start it up leave it to get hot and then have a nose round see what you can see

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    cheres mate, yeah i mean the temp gauge is fine it doesnt over heat or anything like that but will have a check.

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