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Coolant leak creates tiny stalactites

Coolant leak creates tiny stalactites

Coolant leaks don't normally do this, but we had an odd occurrence in the shop today when we found some coolant fluid that had leaked and formed icicle-shaped drips that ended up drying that way. This happened because this coolant fluid had sealant in it that dries when it hits air (not desirable for coolant fluid). Leaks like this can cause future problems - clogs in the heater core, etc - so we're glad we caught it when we did

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