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    any suggestions welcome and will be tried. my car drives great until its fully warmed up then it starts to pressurise. when i turn the car off and go to the engine bay both pipes on either side of the radiator are rock solid i got the head gasket tested and its fine changed the thermo stat and still the same. any suggestions are much appriciated and will be tried cheers
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by dar_e46 View Post
    any suggestions welcome and will be tried. my car drives great until its fully warmed up then it starts to pressurise. when i turn the car off and go to the engine bay both pipes on either side of the radiator are rock solid i got the head gasket tested and its fine changed the thermo stat and still the same. any suggestions are much appriciated and will be tried cheers
    Is the car running anti-freeze or just water?
     
     

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    i couldnt tell you i only bought the car last week. would water alone pressurise.
     
     

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    drained the water out of the car and filled it up again with the correct coolant water mix and it still is pressurising. also the check oil light comes on for ten seconds when started then goes off again.
     
     

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