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Tank or Hose?

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Hi all

My 996 is leaking coolant.

I think it could be the tank as they are knowing to crack!

My indy say's no, it just needs a new hose?

But the more I think, would it be just as wise to change the Tank as well,

as it is nearly 9 years old!!!

Or would that be a waste of money?

I’m just looking for advice from anyone who’s had any similar experience.

Don't wanna change the hose and then find out it was the tank!

Many thanks in advance.

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I have 2000 C2 with 81k on the odometer. I went ahead and replaced the water pump, hoses, coolant recovery tank, pressure cap, pulleys, and tensioner at 80k. I figured it was time and replaced everything as preventive maintenance. 20/20 being hind site, I should have replaced the power steering pump and hoses too. They had to taken it off to replace the tensioner and pulley assembly. I work with a good indi, and I ordered all the major components and he installed them and took care of all the small misc. parts.

Hope this helps.

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