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iluvchristian
02-01-2010, 07:56 AM
Anyone know what bright yellow fluid leaking from the front end of a car could be?

Jack Butler
02-01-2010, 07:57 AM
Antifreeze.

iluvchristian
02-01-2010, 09:50 AM
But the antifreeze in our car is green. This is much lighter in colour. And the antifreeze level is still the same.

Jack Butler
02-01-2010, 12:34 PM
There are only a few fluids in a car and few are bright.
I'm not sure of synthetics, but the regulars fluids are:

Engine Oil - brown/black
Brake Fluid/ Power Steering Fluid - light brown
Washer Fluid - blue or green....possible!
Engine Coolant - Red or Green or Yellow.....possible!

Take your pick.

iluvchristian
02-01-2010, 01:18 PM
I'll double check the levels again! Thanks!

Peety
02-01-2010, 01:22 PM
Gas..

fenderbass
02-05-2010, 11:37 AM
Road salt from the exhaust...see it all the time..Customers complain about this a lot.

Boss
02-05-2010, 12:36 PM
dye from a/c system

Jack Butler
02-05-2010, 04:36 PM
I'll take,"Automotive Fluids" for $500.00...Alex!

Barry Morris
02-05-2010, 10:47 PM
We missed one.

Dog.

Carolyn
02-09-2010, 11:08 AM
Road salt from the exhaust...see it all the time..Customers complain about this a lot.

He is right. I had this happening last year on our Montana and brought it in and was told it was when the snow melting on the exhaust for some reason leaves yellow on the ground.

tired-n-cranky
02-09-2010, 02:05 PM
Road salt from the exhaust...see it all the time..Customers complain about this a lot.

I'll take road salt for $10,000.

It is a chemical reaction of a combination of road salt, snow/water, and stainless stell on the exhaust system/engine. Had it happen with multiple vehicles of mine now.

fenderbass
02-09-2010, 08:33 PM
I see this every winter at work...Customers come in and the complaint is yellowish colour fluid under the car.
when I lift the car to inspect it I find stains on the converter and front pipe of the exhaust...Net Dog is correct. chemical reaction.