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Old 01-12-2019, 12:56 AM   #471
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I have read about this issue on the Promaster forum, but we have had zero issues with it on any of the FB groups that I am on... for EHGNA Promaster conversions. Or perhaps it is just that none of us have noticed it.
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Old 01-12-2019, 01:38 AM   #472
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I drove the Axion for about sixty minutes today and put paper under engine area. Will report results.
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Old 01-12-2019, 09:02 AM   #473
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Some of the users on that thread didn't experience this problem with their PM either, it's possible this is not a generic problem. Though the consensus is it's related to the windshield cowl. Simple way to determine if the problem applies to your PM is to open the hood right after it rains and see if there evidence of water anywhere.
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I don’t think I have the water leaking into engine compartment. But will check that too. I may have the coolant leak. I will check the paper I put under the engine and report results.
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Our PM has a coolant leak that the dealer could not find. We have added a small amount of coolant twice in 90,000 miles. Recently on the PM forum, someone found a clamp with a small leak in an obscure spot that some speculate could be the culprit, but it’s hardly worth the trouble to track it down. We chuckle at the Sprinter and Transit owners who try to make this a big deal.
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Twice in 90,000 miles? Doesn’t sound like a problem to me. Thank you for the information. I found the transit/sprinter smaller than the PM. I wanted a gas engine and I like having front wheel drive.
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Old 01-15-2019, 09:18 AM   #477
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Axion sitting for three days so far. Not a drop of any fluid on my paper.

Will let it sit some more.

I don’t think I have the water seepage issue. My engine was covered in gravel dust. Had it in rain, a truck wash, still covered in gravel dust until I wiped it off.
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Merlynda, just keep an occasional eye on the coolant level, which is immediately obvious when you open the hood. When cold, ours is normally a bit below the min mark, but there appear to be no adverse effects.

Relax and Enjoy.
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Axion sitting for three days so far. Not a drop of any fluid on my paper.

Will let it sit some more.

I donít think I have the water seepage issue. My engine was covered in gravel dust. Had it in rain, a truck wash, still covered in gravel dust until I wiped it off.
That's great Merlynda. I wish I could say the same for my Axion. Just keep an eye on the cowl's drainage holes not getting clogged, particularly the two tiny ones on both ends of the cowl.
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Getting Voltstart installed in the Axion on 1/29 from Sunshine State RV in Gainesville Florida. Quoted me $1900. Will keep you posted. Other things on my list are:

Vertical kayak hitch carrier
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