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PostSubject: The dreadful coolant leak   Thu 11 Oct 2012, 12:06

I got a small drop on the garage floor,opened both sides of the skirts and still can't find the location except for on the bottom of the right plastics,wiped it down and the next day, another drop .must be coming from the upper part .
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PostSubject: Re: The dreadful coolant leak   Thu 11 Oct 2012, 16:09

tankyuong wrote:
I got a small drop on the garage floor,opened both sides of the skirts and still can't find the location except for on the bottom of the right plastics,wiped it down and the next day, another drop .must be coming from the upper part .

Check the hose clamps on the water pump hoses. Even though the pump is on the left side the coolant could possibly migrate to the opposite side.

I've had coolant drips from the various hoses in the past that have been remedied by tightening the clamps and presently have a small amount of coolant dripping from the weep hole in the water pump. Even though I picked up a new pump, but it's not serious enough to warrant tearing things apart right now. Eventually I'll get round to changing it.
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PostSubject: Re: The dreadful coolant leak   Fri 12 Oct 2012, 00:54

Had a similar problem but mine was my front fork seals. If you can park it on a long sheet of paper, finding the source may be easier. Don't forget that fluids will often travel sideways down body parts... Good luck
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PostSubject: Re: The dreadful coolant leak   Fri 12 Oct 2012, 14:18

Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
tankyuong wrote:
I got a small drop on the garage floor,opened both sides of the skirts and still can't find the location except for on the bottom of the right plastics,wiped it down and the next day, another drop .must be coming from the upper part .
Thanks found it, lower radiator clamp was loose
Check the hose clamps on the water pump hoses. Even though the pump is on the left side the coolant could possibly migrate to the opposite side.

I've had coolant drips from the various hoses in the past that have been remedied by tightening the clamps and presently have a small amount of coolant dripping from the weep hole in the water pump. Even though I picked up a new pump, but it's not serious enough to warrant tearing things apart right now. Eventually I'll get round to changing it.
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PostSubject: Re: The dreadful coolant leak   Fri 12 Oct 2012, 14:25

tankyuong wrote:
Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
tankyuong wrote:
I got a small drop on the garage floor,opened both sides of the skirts and still can't find the location except for on the bottom of the right plastics,wiped it down and the next day, another drop .must be coming from the upper part .
Thanks found it, lower radiator clamp was loose.
Check the hose clamps on the water pump hoses. Even though the pump is on the left side the coolant could possibly migrate to the opposite side.

I've had coolant drips from the various hoses in the past that have been remedied by tightening the clamps and presently have a small amount of coolant dripping from the weep hole in the water pump. Even though I picked up a new pump, but it's not serious enough to warrant tearing things apart right now. Eventually I'll get round to changing it.

I think I found the response. Took me a little bit, but then I'm not really all that good at interpreting the responses of the masses. I hated those "Where's Waldo" books. Dang hidden messages on Beatles albums drove me nuts.

What prize do I win?
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PostSubject: Re: The dreadful coolant leak   Sat 13 Oct 2012, 23:38

jdeereanton wrote:
tankyuong wrote:
Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
tankyuong wrote:
I got a small drop on the garage floor,opened both sides of the skirts and still can't find the location except for on the bottom of the right plastics,wiped it down and the next day, another drop .must be coming from the upper part .
Thanks found it, lower radiator clamp was loose.
Check the hose clamps on the water pump hoses. Even though the pump is on the left side the coolant could possibly migrate to the opposite side.

I've had coolant drips from the various hoses in the past that have been remedied by tightening the clamps and presently have a small amount of coolant dripping from the weep hole in the water pump. Even though I picked up a new pump, but it's not serious enough to warrant tearing things apart right now. Eventually I'll get round to changing it.

I think I found the response. Took me a little bit, but then I'm not really all that good at interpreting the responses of the masses. I hated those "Where's Waldo" books. Dang hidden messages on Beatles albums drove me nuts.

What prize do I win?

The knowledge of being right?

geek
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PostSubject: Re: The dreadful coolant leak   Sat 13 Oct 2012, 23:39

jdeereanton wrote:
tankyuong wrote:
Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
tankyuong wrote:
I got a small drop on the garage floor,opened both sides of the skirts and still can't find the location except for on the bottom of the right plastics,wiped it down and the next day, another drop .must be coming from the upper part .
Thanks found it, lower radiator clamp was loose.
Check the hose clamps on the water pump hoses. Even though the pump is on the left side the coolant could possibly migrate to the opposite side.

I've had coolant drips from the various hoses in the past that have been remedied by tightening the clamps and presently have a small amount of coolant dripping from the weep hole in the water pump. Even though I picked up a new pump, but it's not serious enough to warrant tearing things apart right now. Eventually I'll get round to changing it.

I think I found the response. Took me a little bit, but then I'm not really all that good at interpreting the responses of the masses. I hated those "Where's Waldo" books. Dang hidden messages on Beatles albums drove me nuts.

What prize do I win?

The knowledge of being right?

geek
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