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HiRo-CuBe
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Oct 7, 6:35pm - #294338 
Something's Leaking...

Finally got pics of under the car where it was leaking...What'd you guys think it could be? The liquid is clear and looks like water.

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Oct 7, 6:38pm - #294339 
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Oct 7, 6:39pm - #294340 
The 3 slits is where the liquid was comming out from.

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Oct 7, 6:41pm - #294341 
could be brake fluid from your brake line?? that the wheel you fucked up when you hit the speed bump?? cry

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Oct 7, 6:42pm - #294342 
why dont you take of the engine plastics and check it out??

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Oct 7, 6:46pm - #294343 
probably coolant from the overflow

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Oct 7, 7:34pm - #294344 
you kno you have a piece of gum on your tire? lol
bout the leak, like what RookieGTS said, take off the pastics


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Oct 7, 7:36pm - #294345 
I looked at the pic again and the liquid looks green the fuck?? Cant be coolant because the coolant is red confused

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Oct 7, 8:01pm - #294346 
^^ unless he changed his coolant to the wrong one spineyes spineyes i predict coolant flush.. green coolant harms the engine, especially the aluminum parts

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Oct 7, 8:02pm - #294347 
Originally Posted by ravertony
^^ unless he changed his coolant to the wrong one spineyes spineyes i predict coolant flush.. green coolant harms the engine, especially the aluminum parts


eek maybe huh?? brO?? replay bro?

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Oct 8, 1:04am - #294348 
Hmm yeah it could be, I just got my car back from Toyota doing warranty work on the tranny. What should I do?

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Oct 8, 1:12am - #294349 
You should definatly buy my car!

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Oct 8, 1:18am - #294350 
Did it just come back from the dealer? It looks like they flushed something and probably forgot to clean it. Does it leak very often? I've spilled red coolant due to overflowing the radiator reservoir container and the plastics got soaked in radiator fluid. The next day I drove the car around the block and parked in back in the garage. Their was red drips on the floor cleaned it up and it all went away.

Try to track where it's coming from. Clean it dry it shouldn't be hard to find where it's coming from since the color is green. Some people use green radiator fluid.

Check all your fluids and visually check all your reservoir containers if they are all level and filled to the proper height.

If the leak is constantly happening then you may need to tell the dealer to check it out again.


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Oct 8, 1:44am - #294351 
Crap, I forgot to tell you guys that I hit a curb at like 30 mph. I jumped it, popped a tire, and right after that, the car started leaking. I just assumed you all read my other post about the accident. But yeah it's leaking because I hit the curb...

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Oct 8, 5:02am - #294352 
Its probably not coolant overflow or powersteering fluid, both those are on the passenger side of the vehicle.

Either tranny fluid or brake fluid. Get a bright light & find the source.

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Oct 8, 6:04am - #294353 
I'm guessing tranny or brake fluid from where the leak appears to be coming from

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Oct 8, 1:41pm - #294354 
Probably banged up some pan down their if you hit it that hard. Make sure nothing has external damage. If you're tranny is loosing it's grip then it's the for sure tranny. If you're brakes is sinking to the floor and going out then the brakes. Check the levels of all your fluids and reservoirs. My brake fluid is not green in color I don't know about yours. Like everyone else said check it down their before you get into bigger problems.


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Oct 8, 1:45pm - #294355 
You jumped a curb? Holy crap, take the underbody panels off and check everything for damage.

BTW, how did you jump a curb?

Originally Posted by HiRo-CuBe
Crap, I forgot to tell you guys that I hit a curb at like 30 mph. I jumped it, popped a tire, and right after that, the car started leaking. I just assumed you all read my other post about the accident. But yeah it's leaking because I hit the curb...

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Oct 8, 4:34pm - #294356 
Well, I was going under an overpass in my school and didn't see the flat wide speed bump they had there right in the middle of a corner. I was going pretty fast so when I hit the speed bump, I caught some air, and then my back tires slid on the dirt they had on side for construction. I almost hit the median in the middle but managed to avoid that by counter-steering. Instead I hit the curb on the side, jumped it, and landed in the parking lot on the other side. I popped the tire, bent both my front rims and that clear liquid started leaking. Shitty...it's gonna cost $900 to fix, and I need to buy 2 new rims. That's a big dent in my wallet...

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Oct 8, 5:11pm - #294357 
take the plastics off and snap pictures.


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Oct 8, 5:45pm - #294358 
w0wzerS!! eek

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Oct 8, 5:51pm - #294359 
only thing automotive that would be green is coolant. trans fluid is red, oil is amber, brake fluid is amber/brown. My money is on coolant and its prolly damaged a seal or an alu. part due to the wrong type


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Oct 8, 10:16pm - #294360 
If it's water, maybe it's from the AC. The condenser on my wifes Ford drips a bit of water after using the AC a lot.

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Jul 25, 8:05pm - #450158 
So what was the resolution to this mysterious green liquid?

I just had my Tranny rebuilt (Inner bearing blew and did some serious damage to the unit on the highway) by the dealership maybe 3 weeks ago. Last weekend I was swapping off my front skirt and taking advantage of doing other little tasks made easier, and noticed green fluid in the same location as the above picture leaking over the plastics. I know it's not the coolant, because my coolant is an off Orange in the reservoir.

My 2002 hasn't had any leaks previously and I'm suspecting its transmission fluid. After a 3000$ job to rebuild the unit, I'm fairly aggravated to see this now. But before I go chewing someone's ear off I figured I better have my facts straight eh?

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