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Just a quick rough edit of red pen which is an example of where the coolant is leaking
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Not having had a C3 myself I can't place that part but if Jim brings Polly to lunch tomorrow I'll have a look and see if any light dawns! :)
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Cheers mick , cars been running great ,went out yeasterday evening for a meal with the wife , got back home pulled up on the drive got out the car the fan was on which is a first then this morning sitting in a puddle of coolant , cars !
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Up on a ramp on the drive little room for anything but im seeing a wet dpf in places a wet oil cooler ,my guess is oil cooler might be where its leaking, dont want to run the engine to long but its dripping , really need some sort of diagram showing water routes , is there a pipe near this area ?
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Marc, along with your VIN, should be able to produce this Husky...

The thermostat housing may be a good place to start looking...

Mick and I will certainly have a close look at Polly tomorrow and see if she can help...
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Thanks Jim, this has happened just at a bad time for me . The crones has gone mad ive got to go on extra meds from tonight , ive no energy & the wifes ordered bed rest for a few days , so plenty of sleep to come , im burnt out. All help will be very greatly recieved.
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The oil cooler is bolted to the front of the block - it's under the oil filter and sort of behind the DPF. There is a set of gaskets that seal it to the block, and stop the water and oil mixing. Usually the oil ones let go, but water not impossible!
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Ive just put more water in the header tank looked under the car its pouring out sort of dpf,oil filter housing location running onto the sump too quite a fast rate, then the wife told me off as i should be resting lol
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Hope you're very soon on the mend Husky, likewise the Picasso but wife is right, you need to rest ;)

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Just under £20 each at the dealer, no doubt cheaper elsewhere!
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RichardW wrote: 14 Mar 2024, 18:22 The oil cooler is bolted to the front of the block - it's under the oil filter and sort of behind the DPF. There is a set of gaskets that seal it to the block, and stop the water and oil mixing. Usually the oil ones let go, but water not impossible!
Have read a post i think 2015 on here and the person said they replaced the oil coolant housing & all was back to normal , i hope this could be my problem with my car if it is then the fix should be ok,
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Ive also found some owners have reported the heat sheild to the dpf can wear the oil cooler housing by rubbing on it and peirce a hole and cause leaks !
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Im only on here cos wifes watching a crap netflix film , oops better go think ive been rumbled lol
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Huskyxantia wrote: 14 Mar 2024, 22:18 Im only on here cos wifes watching a crap netflix film , oops better go think ive been rumbled lol
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Well ive had a steady day woke late 8ish then med time, wont bore anyone with that, about 11am meds kicked in i felt ok, so i checked the header tanknof the car , empty i filled it back up and left it im just going to check to see what the thing is holding
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