Can you crack a egg to seal a leak in your car radiator?

According to season two, episode fifteen of MythBusters a raw egg can seal a cracked radiator. In the experiment the engine was started after an egg was emptied into the radiator and the leak stopped.

The heat from the radiator will cook the egg whites and then the pressure will force the eggs into the holes. No mechanic advises vehicle owners to use this method to fix broken radiators.

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Friday, January 17 2014