My Ford Bantam Rocam need water after 2 or 3 KM

Asked by Oct 19, 2015 at 03:08 AM about the 2003 Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a Ford Bantam 1.6 Rocam that cannot travel for about 3Km as it keeps on finishing water. I put water and travels few kilos, when I open bonnet there is no water. The radiator is fine. please assist

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Have the system pressure checked, look for leaks, pressure check will show if system is leaking, even if you don't see a leak, means it would be internal to the motor (head gasket). Look closely at hose connections, heater core, radiator.

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In the mean time, keep an eye on the oil level in the motor, and watch the exhaust for a lot of white smoke. Oil level getting higher, and exhaust are indications of a bad head gasket.

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Check your top gasket or there is a core c on a head, block or pipes

Thanks for those who advised me to look at the head gasket. the was a pin between the gasket and the head, which means the top was not level. problem is now solved.

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