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I need a coolant reservoir for a 2013 451 and after a little research it looks like they dont make them anymore. Any help is appreciated as I need to get this fixed in a timely manner. thank you.
 

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Thanks again matt I'm gonna save that other site for future reference. I got some apoxy to try and fix the one I have so I can get it home until the new one arrives.
 

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(how far is home?) The cooling system is under high heat and pressure during operation. I doubt if epoxy would hold the coolant reservoir at any moment after the car's fired up. Also be careful of air pockets whenever you need to refill smart's cooling system. It's been a topic of discussion over possible head gasket problems later...
 

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There should be some posts on here and even some U-Tube tutorials on how to plastic weld your coolant recovery tanks. You can use a plastic milk bottle for the material to weld to you tank which is difficult to remove.
 

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(how far is home?) The cooling system is under high heat and pressure during operation. I doubt if epoxy would hold the coolant reservoir at any moment after the car's fired up. Also be careful of air pockets whenever you need to refill smart's cooling system. It's been a topic of discussion over possible head gasket problems later...
Just a couple of miles. I fully expect it to fail but it just needs to get me home before Monday.
 

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AAA can take it home 3 miles on the cheapest membership. I wouldn't take that chance of getting the engine fried...and they also have that 30day free trial...
 
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