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Hello all,

Brand new here, and my daughter has a 2005 Equinox, and she called me last night and it has a leak on the right front of the car. States it is black, and is somewhat watery. Not like oil, but slick. Not sure if this is making sense or not, but she is about 1400 miles away. She looked under the car and noticed it is dripping off of the frame, from the top it seems as though there is no issues. She says that it is leaving about the puddle the size of a 50 cent piece after being off all night. No drivability issues and no other issues. Any ideas? Also, she checked the oil, and states that it is fine, right where it should be.

Thanks in advance for the help.

Chris
 

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Bloodieddoc said:
Hello all,

Brand new here, and my daughter has a 2005 Equinox, and she called me last night and it has a leak on the right front of the car. States it is black, and is somewhat watery. Not like oil, but slick. Not sure if this is making sense or not, but she is about 1400 miles away. She looked under the car and noticed it is dripping off of the frame, from the top it seems as though there is no issues. She says that it is leaving about the puddle the size of a 50 cent piece after being off all night. No drivability issues and no other issues. Any ideas? Also, she checked the oil, and states that it is fine, right where it should be.

Thanks in advance for the help.

Chris
Does it evaporate ? If so, could be water from the A/C.

Could be brake fluid - have he check the level.

Could be oil - that little will not effect a dipstick check.

A garage should diagnose it for free to try to get the business.
 

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Bloodieddoc said:
Hello all,

Brand new here, and my daughter has a 2005 Equinox, and she called me last night and it has a leak on the right front of the car. States it is black, and is somewhat watery. Not like oil, but slick. Not sure if this is making sense or not, but she is about 1400 miles away. She looked under the car and noticed it is dripping off of the frame, from the top it seems as though there is no issues. She says that it is leaving about the puddle the size of a 50 cent piece after being off all night. No drivability issues and no other issues. Any ideas? Also, she checked the oil, and states that it is fine, right where it should be.

Thanks in advance for the help.

Chris
Sorry I can't help with the problem, I'm just interested in your username. Were you/are you a corpman or medic??
 

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Fourmoremarine,

Yes, I am a retired Navy Corpsman, Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) to be exact. The last ten years were with units in Camp Pendleton, from Division to MLG.
 

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Fourmoremarine,

Yes, I am a retired Navy Corpsman, Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) to be exact. The last ten years were with units in Camp Pendleton, from Division to MLG.
Thanks for your service "Doc" I was with 2nd battalion 5th Marines.. Thanks to a "Doc" I'm here today
I salute you guys....
 

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Nice, I have a great friend that was with 2/5 not to long ago. I was with 2/4, 3/5, S Battery, and CLB-1, 7, and 15. Love the days with the Marines. Glad you had a good Doc with ya. The young ones coming up are better than every, keeping the Corpsman rating going...
 

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good conversation guys !

looking at gm catolog , can't figure it out .... could be coolant ??? in that corner . Ac is on opp side ... condensation running to the way it was
parked ....

wish I could help more :cheers:
 

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Its one of those wierd things. It is not oil, from what she says, states that it seems like a puddle of oil with water mixed in it. Everyday when she parks the car for a good amount of time, states that there is a puddle about the size of a 50 cent piece down there. I have asked her to send me pictures so I can see, but it is black and oiley, and somewhat watery. Bad discreption but you get the idea. Thanks Big P
 

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Any power steering lines running in that area? or brake hoses that when they leak the fluid mixes with the road grime on the vehicle and looks like dark oil?? just a thought
 

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Bloodiedoc,

Did you find out what the problem was? My 2005 is doing the same thing...been to 3 different shops. They finally told me it was a seal between the motor and tranny, but they dont do that work and sent me to the dealership. When I went there, they said they are booked up rest of this weekand bring in Monday to evaluate it to see what the problem is.....
 

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Bloodiedoc,

Did you find out what the problem was? My 2005 is doing the same thing...been to 3 different shops. They finally told me it was a seal between the motor and tranny, but they dont do that work and sent me to the dealership. When I went there, they said they are booked up rest of this weekand bring in Monday to evaluate it to see what the problem is.....
I'm sorry to hear that you are experiencing problems with your Equinox. Keep me updated on how your appointment goes on Monday to resolve this issue.

Thank you,
Amanda GM Customer Service
 

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Bloodieddoc said:
Its one of those wierd things. It is not oil, from what she says, states that it seems like a puddle of oil with water mixed in it. Everyday when she parks the car for a good amount of time, states that there is a puddle about the size of a 50 cent piece down there. I have asked her to send me pictures so I can see, but it is black and oiley, and somewhat watery. Bad discreption but you get the idea. Thanks Big P
Firstly thank you for your service to our country! Did you get the issue resolved with your daughters Equinox? Please keep me updated!

Best of luck,
Amanda Chevrolet Customer Service
 
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