[A4] leaking yellow fluid

Richard Hurt rnhurt at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 03:35:58 EDT 2007

  Are you sure a cat isn't getting up under there for the warmth and
relieving itself?  I can't think of anything that would be yellow,
especially in the rear middle of the car.  :/


On 3/12/07, Peter Kirby <4pkirby at gmail.com> wrote:
> Twice now, I have noticed drips of bright yellow (almost like a day-glow
> yellow) in the snow under my 2001 1.8TQ when I move the car.  OK no
> funny comments about yellow snow....
> I have gone under the car and looked inside the engine compartment but
> can't see any leaks.  The drips seem to gather in an area in front of
> the rear axle and pretty much along the midline of the car.  There is
> some minor leakage (more sweating than leakage) around the rear
> differential seals but the diff oil wouldn't be bright yellow would it?
> I though maybe it was antifreeze but the car is using Audi G12
> antifreeze that is pinkish/reddish and definitely not yellow let alone
> bright yellow.  Brake fluid is not leaking since the reservoir is right
> at the top and it is definitely not bright yellow.
> There is no smell of antifreeze or gasoline.
> What ideas of what it can it be?
> Thanks.
> Peter
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