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Esprit Cappuccino Anybody?

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 Last time I used the Esprit I noticed some froth on the driveway after I put it away, so today I decided to take a look at it. The heater had packed up as well, so I thought I would bleed the system. When I took off the heater pipe to bleed it there was froth in there and when it came to bleeding the rest of the system, and running the car to burb it,  this is what happened... 

 

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Froth from the heater pipe.

 

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Despite the car passing a sniff test, I have always suspected a HGF, because I have always been chasing leaks around the cooling system and have always had issues with coolant being expelled from the expansion tank overflow, but this is  a new development.

Nice little video here of it doing it's bubbly stuff, sorry I had the orientation the wrong way round when filming...

 

 

Any ideas?

 

Either way, I won't be using the car any more for a while. The next trip will be to wherever I decide to get it fixed, unless I decide to do it in my garage.

 

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Looks like HGF to me!

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I'm with Sparky, HGF IMHO AFAIAC.

Trevor.

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So are you using milk as an optional coolant then?

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