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Old 02-05-2015, 04:22 PM
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Should I be worried? Land cruiser was idling in the driveway for about ten minuntes. Haven't had a chance to investige it yet.
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Old 02-05-2015, 06:57 PM
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That doesn't look good. Does it usually leak - anything? Can you see where it's dripping from? Any smoke from the tailpipe?
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Old 02-05-2015, 08:49 PM
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Have you had any strange Land Cruisers in the area? If might just me marking it's territory. .

Can't really tell from the pic but looks like motor oil. Figure out what fluid and track it down.
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Old 02-05-2015, 08:53 PM
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All my cars leak oil lol. Not the oil I'm worried about its the blotches of coolant. Dipstick looks clean of coolant. Ill try and do some poking around this week.
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I'd check all my hose clamps and hoses first before I assumed something worse. Last time I had an unexplained coolant loss it was the seam around the outlet on the top tank was starting to fail, so even that wasn't a big deal. It's when you pressurize the system and there's no leaks outside but the needle still falls that you start sweating.
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Hard to tell if it's a mixture of both, or each having it's own leak following the same path to the ground.
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Hard to tell if it's a mixture of both, or each having it's own leak following the same path to the ground.
I'm only speculating, but if there was /that/ much coolant in the oil you'd know something is wrong. I'm assuming the oil leak is a FR or RR crank seal, valve cover or something fairly ancillary such that you'd be ruining bearings and overheating from the mixed fluids.
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Check the water pump - put your finger on the underside of the nose of it behind the pulley. If the pump's about to go, there is a weep hole near the nose where it will start leaking before the whole thing goes. If it isn't there, obviously your coolant leak is somewhere else.
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