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iPhone 13 Pro Max Finds Radiator Leak!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by grydsrt, Sep 30, 2021.

  1. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:10 PM
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    grydsrt

    grydsrt [OP] Mall Crawler

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    My iPhone 13 Pro Max’s close camera view allowed me to locate these small leaks in my radiator. I do not believe I would have located them with my bare eye and/or without special radiator tools. Those holes are invisible to the naked eye. To patch with JB weld (thanks YouTube!), I was forced to count fins from a known/visible location, to the holes visible in the photo. This iPhone is the only pre-order I’ve ever made, and it could not have arrived any sooner, in relation to my aftermarket electric engine fan bashing holes in my radiator, than it did. I’ve had it less than a week. The JB weld radiator repair is simply a stopgap to allow me to drive to the auto parts store for a new one.15CBF9F7-DAF6-4D34-89A8-FE4D10D31171.jpg F44FBC94-BCD2-4660-9E24-A7A1F72BC2C6.jpg 5F983C5C-B792-42BD-922C-52363D0FF8E5.jpg 97DADDEE-1291-4312-B042-8D1E05D9C6A7.jpg
     
  2. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:16 PM
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    rnish

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    What’s the back story? Looks like you ran into something and pushed the radiator into the fan.
     
  3. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:33 PM
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  4. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:34 PM
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    Ya, apparently both my diy bottom fan attachments came loose without me knowing. I hit a curb last night and smelled coolant.
     
  5. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:57 PM
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    Joking aside I would say you probably would of found that leak with out the iphone. The big puddle gave it away. Seriously glad you fixed it
     
  6. Sep 30, 2021 at 3:01 PM
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    I would not have found the tiny holes for a precise fix without the iPhones close-up view feature. I took the picture before removing the radiator, and thought the holes looked huge. However, looking at the radiator after it was out, I didn’t see any.
     
  7. Sep 30, 2021 at 6:35 PM
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  8. Sep 30, 2021 at 6:44 PM
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    Yep, seriously. I do not have one of these tools mentioned here available, nor do I have a means to drive to get one. https://youtu.be/q1RWI7ZCoug
     

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