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Coolant leak front pas side

996mike

Silverstone
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I have just notice a leak from the coolant system there is a drip coming from the front passenger side of the car dripping near the wheel

Is it a hose or the rad or something else ?
 
I'd suggest getting the corner of the car up on a jack stand, remove the wheel and have a good look around to see where the water is coming from. Removing the wheel arch liner isn't difficult and gives you a good view of the back/insides of the radiator area.
 
I experienced the same drip. Took the bumper off and the rad was corroded...

Could be a perished clip or hose. You won't know untill you whip the bumper off!
 
hazzarelli said:
I experienced the same drip. Took the bumper off and the rad was corroded...

Could be a perished clip or hose. You won't know untill you whip the bumper off!

+1 to that, if your lucky it's a jubilee clip if not likely to be a pin hole in the bottom of the rad.... replace both while you have bumper off 👍 its actually quite an easy job
 
Just done both my rads after seeing a drip from just in front of the offside front wheel.

The radiator had corroded.

I replaced with ally dual core radiators and fitted some gauze to protect the condensers as per Alex's top tip.

Have a search a few posts down.
 
Dripping behind the n/s/f wheel is probably the a.c draining .. in front and if pink or a slightly oily feel to the touch then it will be antifreeze ..

A guess would be rads .
 

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