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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-02, 02:03 PM Thread Starter
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What is it when.....

Hey PPLs,

Today, I started the car after 2 days. After I had moved it out of the garage, i noticed a trail of water behind the car. I followed it back and it was the exhaust. There was a generous amount of water on the ground and it was all rusty!!.

When i looked at the cardboard I had left underneath it (for (all) the leaks) I noticed there was coolant on it and it was not from the radiator or reservoir.

What is it ?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-02, 02:34 PM
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alot of cars do that. usually just condensation. unless some smart arse sprayed the hose up the exhust
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-02, 07:38 PM
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Yeah apparently it's strongly advisable to leave the engine running for a several minutes to get rid of the condensation, otherwise rust can occur.

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