Passat is leaking coolant, but only when it's hot and only little each day ????????

Asked by Jul 19, 2014 at 07:10 PM about the 2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This just started after I replaced the over-flow tank(which cracked) the hoses are recently new, and are on secure, car does not leak when cold.

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Coolant will leak mostly when warm. After you shut the car down see if you can pinpoint the area of the leak. Be it a hose, water pump, radiator, etc.

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