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Author Topic: I did a fluid top up yesterday & all I can smell is windscreen wash!  (Read 999 times)

Offline KingyMAK

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I've done a fluid too up and pollen filter change, but now all I smell is windscreen wash fluid!
It's not the rear wiper joint that's leaking either, as that's been repaired.
It smells outside slightly, too.

Are there any common leaking places before I tear it apart tomorrow after work?

Offline Chrispb

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2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

Upgraded Eberspächer booster heater  to independent heating with 7 day timer.

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Offline KingyMAK

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Re: I did a fluid top up yesterday & all I can smell is windscreen wash!
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 02:03:03 PM »
Nah, like I said, I've already repaired the wiper joint mate.

Offline johnnyroper

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Re: I did a fluid top up yesterday & all I can smell is windscreen wash!
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2017, 02:24:50 PM »
Check the joints on scuttle trim in case you dislodged one and it's leaking by pollen filter

Offline SirDavidAlhambra

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Re: I did a fluid top up yesterday & all I can smell is windscreen wash!
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2019, 07:38:45 AM »
Just let it evaporate then spray a bit of Febreeze in the car and change your brand of screen wash or water it down a bit
I drive a Seat Alhambra 1.9Tdi which has 115bhp and an automatic gearbox.

I am happy to help you with all your questions. I am not a qualified mechanic but seem to be better at fixing my car than even the most experienced garages.

I have lots of friends here and very much enjoy talking with you all.

Always remember, a motor car is a serious tool and should be treated with respect. Put your safety first, always.

 

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