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Leaking fluid... But from where?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by V8Guzzler, Feb 2, 2012.

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    [Feb 2, 2012]
    After a drive up the motorway today when I parked up I noticed fairly rapid dripping from the front valance from the engine bay just under where the fog light is. It was not teaming out but it was a good drip drip drip. I thought it may be the pipe that feeds the headlight washer, so I topped up the washer bottle drove home. No water lost from the water bottle... Checked coolant level this hasn't moved either. I am baffled... Any ideas?
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    [Feb 2, 2012]
    Is it water or oil? Could have a cracked intercooler you get a bit of oil mist in there from the crank breather
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    it still could be the washers mate, last year my ones froze up and busted the seals, i was only losing water after id used them, then after enough pressure had dropped the dripping would stop,
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    This sounds very likely - she is in tomorrow having brakes checked so will have a nosey at the washer pipes - cheers
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    [Mar 12, 2012]
    Serviced today - still leaking from headlight feed offside - how easy is this to get to? Any how to guides on this at all anywhere?
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