1.4 diesel 2008 Coolant Leak

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My Name: paulh1765

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i arrived home yesterday after a short trip and the cooling fan was on i checked the coolant and it was empty so i refilled to discover coolant pouring from the engine on the left hand side anyone suggest what this could be or any ideas where to start.
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Welcome to the forum paulh1765
paulh1765 wrote:i arrived home yesterday after a short trip and the cooling fan was on i checked the coolant and it was empty so i refilled to discover coolant pouring from the engine on the left hand side anyone suggest what this could be or any ideas where to start.
As you stand in front of the engine facing it, the water pump is on your left and the thermostat is on your right. Could be one of these.

You also have most of the coolant pipes at the rear of the engine, quite difficult to see. They link the water pump to the thermostat.

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Engine shown from the rear, with water pump and most of the coolant hoses.



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Engine coolant temperature sensor is attached to the thermostat housing.
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My Name: paulh1765

Member
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:12 am
Model: C3 2006-2009, Facelift model
Year: 2008 (58)
Engine Size: 1.4
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 80000
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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thanks turned out to be a cracked thermostat houseing
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