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Identify Leak

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by GregK, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. Oct 5, 2010 at 2:36 AM
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    GregK

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    Hi,
    I noticed a leak on my 2002 tacoma a couple days ago and I've found where its coming from but I cant identify the fluid or what the hole its coming out of is. The fluid's coming from a small nipple(?) on the passenger side on the divider between the cab and engine. I tried to identify it by looking at diagrams but didnt have any luck. This is my first/car truck so I dont have too much knowledge to work from and any help would be great.

    Thanks!

    Ive attatched some pictures of the leak.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=74282&stc=1&d=1286270684

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=74283&stc=1&d=1286270684

    tacoma leak.jpg
    tacoma leak cu.jpg
     
  2. Oct 5, 2010 at 3:03 AM
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    Could it be Air Conditioning condensate line?
     
  3. Oct 5, 2010 at 4:16 AM
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  4. Oct 5, 2010 at 4:24 AM
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    Put your finger on the fluid and smell it, rub it in your fingers (is it slimmy or slippery?)
    If its water, don't worry about it.

    If its radiator fluid.... and if its only leaking a very small amount, keep your eye on your overflow tank to see how much fluid you're loosing. Keep an eye on your temp gauge and try to run the heater to see if anything weird happens.
     
  5. Oct 5, 2010 at 4:37 AM
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    x3, Does it only happen when you are using your A/C or defroster?
     
  6. Oct 5, 2010 at 5:16 AM
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    Not a leak. It's the drain line for the condensate.
     
  7. Oct 5, 2010 at 5:24 AM
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    X5..

    That's where the drain line comes out for the A/C, should just be water dripping from there. If it's NOT just water, then you have a totally different issue.
     
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