Got a couple leaks need advice

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Old 09-09-2012, 11:58 AM
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Did a oil change/service on the wife's '08 mini R52 Convertible yesterday. Car has been to a dealer last year for a coolant loss and overheating. They fixed the overheating issue, but I am still having to add coolant. While I was under the car...noticed dried coolant on the bottom of the oil pan and a/c compressor on the pssenger side. I could not find where it was coming from. There was none dried on the plastic piece that covers the bottom and does not appear to be from the radiator. Any idea? Also have a power steering fluid leak...any ideas what to check on that?
 
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:28 PM
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nobody has any ideas?
 
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:18 PM
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realy need to see pictures , for the coolant yo'd need to run a compression check , to rule out a head gasket , have you checked oil? OK?

por syrrting followte lines and check for leaks
 
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Old 09-15-2012, 09:48 PM
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Originally Posted by bad venge View Post
realy need to see pictures , for the coolant yo'd need to run a compression check , to rule out a head gasket , have you checked oil? OK?

por syrrting followte lines and check for leaks
I sure hope it is not a head gasket. Yes I noticed the coolant on the a/c compressor while changing the oil. Oil looked fine...no coolant or water in it. I am thinking maybe water pump....but not sure. Where is the water pump on these cars? I may have spilled some when filling the reservoir back up and it ran down on top of the a/c compressor. I am losing coolant somewhere though. I have to fill that reservoir up about once a month.
 
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