Coolant Issue

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  1. rtchallenger12

    rtchallenger12 Full Access Member

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    Got my coolant flushed at Valvoline back in March (if I remember right) because it was low and I wanted to make sure it was fresh. However, every time I fill it up to the "Cold Fill" section, within about a day or two it's right back down where it was before.
    Any ideas? I have zero leaks, no coolant smell, temp Gauge stays half way (does move up and down quite a bit, like I've never seen on another car) and all hoses look perfectly fine.
    Wondering if they just didn't fill it up all of the way? Even though I filled it up myself with almost an entire jug of ZEREX Coolant, and it's still not enough? Very bizarre to me..
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    So did you fill it up again? Maybe they didn't put enough in or didn't run it through the system before giving you the car.
     
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    That's what I'm wondering, air bubbles in the system perhaps? Have you noticed any fluctuation in temperature?
     
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    As stated before, it was low a couple days after getting it flushed so I filled it up to the "Cold Fill" line and a few days later it went back down. I've topped it off twice since getting it changed.
    I don't notice a huge change in temp, but the needle will go up and down (never goes passed one notch to the left of half) about 1-2 notches randomly.
    If it hasn't been filled completely, then I don't mind to keep topping it off until it's filled and stays filled. I have plenty of the Zerex. I'm just worried that there's more to it..
     

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