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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:40 am    Post subject: Coolant loss 3.6 Under drivers Seat Reply with quote

Hi All,

There appears to be a leak under the drivers seat (onto the drive), coolant dropped from max to min in 15-20 miles, however the car hadn't been used for three months. I'm guessing its the long pipe along the sill, DIY doable or put it in? I'm fairly handy with spanners but don't have a lift so would have to rely on axle stands.

Thanks in advance!
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 2 long pipes along the off-side sill are your aircon pipes. Coolant pipes run down the centre. Its probably leaked onto the undertray then poured out the side of that.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Roughly under the pedals is a rubber pipe that can leak .. fluid will run along the under trays and so can exit in different places .. see images .
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