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Circular Wet patch in Drivers side footwell.... fast turn round of coolent? linked?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Adibutti, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Adibutti
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    Hi guys.....

    i noticed this weekend after washing my car that i have a perfect circular wet patch under the carpet on my drivers side foot well.. about the size of a small plate.... also for about the past 4-5months i have been having to top my coolent up every 1000 miles... (asked local garage to test pressure.. and it did not lose any pressure so i wasnt so worried)

    could these be linked?? :idea:or totally different ?


    any help would be fantastic!!
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    incontanance pants maybe ?
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    def not that!! ha
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    Is there a hole in the floor ?!! lol

    Surely must be a hose or something above the puddle ?
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    no. no hole.... i did a search and someone mentioned a coolent matrix or somin......
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    not had chance to take up the carpit yet.... any idea where the tube runs for the back washer jet? i always thought it was through the roof....
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    Theres a fuel cooler under the drivers side m8, im not sure
    If this maybe linked to your water loss etc

    Cal
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    the rear washer pipe does run down under the carpert at the drivers side wheel arch.
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    cheers... i al have a look this next weekend... hope it isnt a bitch to change/plug?
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    Heater matrix is behind the dashboard so yes the two could quite easily be related,be warned its an arse of a job probably requring dash out
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    [Oct 27, 2010]
    noticed today the leak seams to be running from the centre of the car not the side.... waiting for the weekend when there is some light so i can have a good look!!
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