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Old 05-25-2019, 06:53 PM
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Need some help took the car on a road trip and after driving around I noticed some water leaking from the front under the passenger side of the bumper a pretty decent amount I don't think it leaks while driving much I think it's more after I park and the system depressurize. Would I be able to put a stop leak just to get it home I have a 3 hr drive any help would be appreciated I'm in the middle of the country nothin is open Sunday
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Old 05-25-2019, 07:19 PM
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Umm, nothing in this car has water. All you see for water coming from the car is from the A/C condenser. You see a lot more on hot or humid days.
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Umm, nothing in this car has water. All you see for water coming from the car is from the A/C condenser. You see a lot more on hot or humid days.
So I shouldn't add water to the coolant reservoir?
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Just wait until it's cool down and drive home. Watch the temp, I think you have broken cooler pipe, only leaks when the engine stops while hot, no leaks when engine is running.
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Originally Posted by jayd2s8 View Post
So I shouldn't add water to the coolant reservoir?
If it's low, go ahead. Is it leaking water or coolant onto the pavement?
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Originally Posted by Jack88 View Post
If it's low, go ahead. Is it leaking water or coolant onto the pavement?
Looks like coolant only but most of it evaporated there was a small amount still left so I'm guessing a mix of both
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Originally Posted by Jack88 View Post
If it's low, go ahead. Is it leaking water or coolant onto the pavement?
Ok I was scared for a bit haha it's under the "min" mark
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Originally Posted by ltooz_a6_a8_q7 View Post
Just wait until it's cool down and drive home. Watch the temp, I think you have broken cooler pipe, only leaks when the engine stops while hot, no leaks when engine is running.
Is there any stop leak that I could use?
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Just a heads up, my car dumped a bunch of water when I parked last night, what was happening was the condensate from the A/C had collected in the belly pan, and where I parked, the front corner was the low point the water could escape when it couldn't on the flatter roads. If it is a coolant leak, it will do it again, so go ahead and next time it does, dab your finger in it and smell it(or taste it if you're feeling bold,) it will clearly have a smell or taste if it's coolant. If it seems by every measure to be water, it's water and don't worry.
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Originally Posted by Jack88 View Post
Just a heads up, my car dumped a bunch of water when I parked last night, what was happening was the condensate from the A/C had collected in the belly pan, and where I parked, the front corner was the low point the water could escape when it couldn't on the flatter roads. If it is a coolant leak, it will do it again, so go ahead and next time it does, dab your finger in it and smell it(or taste it if you're feeling bold,) it will clearly have a smell or taste if it's coolant. If it seems by every measure to be water, it's water and don't worry.
It's coolant
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