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Old 09-26-2011, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by y04185 View Post
My wife's 1998 Nissan Sentra has an anti-freeze leak. It leaks on the front passenger side. I have not been able to find the location of the leak. I have had the car pressure tester and no leaks.

The leak appears overnight or after the car has been driven and sits for several hours. The car sat recently for two weeks and the puddle got larger.

Any suggestions as to where the leak is coming from?

Are you using regular or synthetic coolant? Synthetic is thinner, so any gasket not designed for sythn will leak faster than regular.
It might not be anti freeze; it could be power steering fluid, or the rad. hoses are cuting into the hose and leaking there and the souurce isn,t visible although the hose clamps would be wet and dripping.
Take it to a Radiator shop, not a one shop fixes all shop. Last resort take be a reputable dealer; have them run a VIN check, there might be a recall for that problem. If not a Nissan daler works on Nissans, not Toyotas, Hyundais, Fords, Chevys, etc.
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:44 PM
Location: North Pole Alaska
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Synthetic coolant??? Please elaborate! All coolant is synthetic. I really hope you didnt buy into something that a snake oil sale man was filling you full of.
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