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Old 10-12-2012, 08:23 PM   #1
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Hi all,

Hopefully I have enough info for you guys to help, but I noticed every time I drive my car harder than usual, I would notice it dripping water(?) from under the passenger side of the car. My coolant levels are fine and doesn't seem to be going down so I'm assuming it's not coolant. Definitely not oil. When I drive normally w/ little to no boost I noticed there is no leak after.

Any ideas ?
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:15 PM   #2
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turbo reservoir is leaking? Cracked return line perhaps?
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:20 PM   #3
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The ac drains water on the passenger side right by the turbo. Thats my guess.
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:40 AM   #4
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The ac drains water on the passenger side right by the turbo. Thats my guess.
That's exactly what's happening here.
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Old 10-13-2012, 01:22 AM   #5
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Are you running your A/C?
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Old 10-13-2012, 02:42 AM   #6
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Hmmmm, I can't recall. I'll give it a try tomorrow and blast the AC to see if it starts leaking.

Thanks!
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Old 10-13-2012, 02:53 PM   #7
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depends on where he is. :P It's like 40 degrees here.
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:06 PM   #8
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The obvious answer is to get under the car and find out where the water is coming from. Pretty straight forward solution as we can not see your car from the interwebz.......
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:21 PM   #9
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maybe you can't... *puts away binoculars*
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:22 AM   #10
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If it is cold, maybe you had it in defrost not with the A/C Specifically on?
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:45 AM   #11
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AC makes water condense just like a cold can of soda. The car had a black run off line that drips this water out of the firewall just below the turbo.

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Old 12-18-2012, 06:59 AM   #12
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If it is cold, maybe you had it in defrost not with the A/C Specifically on?
Does it still drain water with defrost and a/c off?
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:41 PM   #13
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Um, I guess it shouldn't but their is a water drain line for your winshield area too. A car wash, spraying your windows, rain etc. would also drain here.
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:52 PM   #14
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Um, I guess it shouldn't but their is a water drain line for your winshield area too. A car wash, spraying your windows, rain etc. would also drain here.
That's what it is then. Thanks!
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