water leak

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Dano
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water leak

Postby Dano » Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:10 pm

I have a 1990 b2 I have noticed that i am leaking water / antifreeze under the passenger side fender well. Thought it was a cracked engine but looked and there is a small rubber hoes where the fluid is coming from what is it and how do i fix it

drofman
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Re: water leak

Postby drofman » Sat Nov 17, 2012 5:20 pm

Sounds like a heater core to me. Do the windows fog up or do you smell coolant when you turn on the defroster?

rusty7983
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Re: water leak

Postby rusty7983 » Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:47 am

Or a heater hose? Maybe its got a hole or is loose clamp on the core?

rusty7983
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Re: water leak

Postby rusty7983 » Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:48 am

If you can't find it, go to Autozone and get the pressure tester they have. Fill the fluid up and pump away. The leak will be seen easily!!!!

jefe
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Re: water leak

Postby jefe » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:58 am

Yea agreed...sounds like heater core or heater hoses to me as well...

kirkland2887
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Re: water leak

Postby kirkland2887 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:48 pm

Replace the heater hose or tighten the clamp. common sense

drofman
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Re: water leak

Postby drofman » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:05 pm

You guys know that this guy posted in Nov. of last year right? Probably fixed it already :redneck:

Mudhog1977
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Re: water leak

Postby Mudhog1977 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:20 am

drofman wrote:You guys know that this guy posted in Nov. of last year right? Probably fixed it already :redneck:

U know I was thinking the same thing been noticing threads from years ago being commented on
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jefe
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Re: water leak

Postby jefe » Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:39 pm

It's nice to have a solution I guess....those searching down the road might find it useful...


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