Coolant leak ?

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Craig Lord
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Coolant leak ?

Post by Craig Lord » 22 Dec 2018 10:37

Hi guys

I spotted this yesterday while fiddling with the vehicle. I'm assuming that its coolant because it's the exact same color. Any idea what it might be or where it's coming from. We have a long trip to joburg coming up soon and the patrol is due to be serviced while it's there. Hope it's nothing too serious? Excuse the dirty engine bay, we have been in the tuli block for 3 weeks.. :redface:
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Re: Coolant leak ?

Post by Peter Connan » 22 Dec 2018 19:52

Not sure if the photo is misleading me, but it almost look like something was dripping off the engine cover?

Either way, I would remove the cover and see if there is anything underneath, then clean off the stain and see if it re-appears in a day or two?
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Re: Coolant leak ?

Post by Craig Lord » 22 Dec 2018 22:35

Hi Peter,
Definitely not something dripping off the engine cover, I will remove it tomorrow and have a closer look :thumbup:
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