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Old 01-25-2007, 11:41 AM   #1
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I have a leak, please help!

So I have a leak under the driver's side, I noticed the leak the other day when I pulled out of the garage. It is a blueish/green leak. Not sure what it is, probably coolent I suppose? Anybody with any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:45 AM   #2
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Well? What's in the car... Oil, Water, Coolant, PS fluid, Transmission fluid. From the description, it sounds like coolant. Did you check the coolant level? Notice a drop? Take a touch/smell of the liquid?
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I won't be near the car until tonight, but I was thinking it might be windshield wiper fluid. The leak was under the driver's side on the ground. I didn't get to investigate, because I had to leave in a hurry.
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Old 01-25-2007, 01:11 PM   #4
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IIRC, the wiper fluid tank is in the front fender, drivers side - between the wheel and the door, as it were. Could be it.
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Old 01-25-2007, 01:19 PM   #5
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IIRC, the wiper fluid tank is in the front fender, drivers side - between the wheel and the door, as it were. Could be it.
Yes, and it has an overflow drain to the outside. Maybe he overfilled it recently.
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Smell some of the fluid. If it's sickly sweet, it's antifreeze/coolant. If it smells like glass cleaner, it's wiper fluid.
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If it is wiper fluid, then it could be similar to a problem I had. The hose that goes from the resevoir to the wipers had become disconnected. When I went to spray the windshield, about a half of gallon of windshield wiper fluid would hit the garage floor. If you pull back the fender inner plastic you can see the resevoir and associated hoses. I had to reach up in there and reconnect the hose then put a zip tie on it. Took about 30 minutes but has held now for over 6 months. Hope this is your problem...easy fix. Good Luck.
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