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Hello Elise experts!

My new Elise deposits a small puddle of water (?) just inside the offside front wheel when I turn the ignition on in the garage. Should I be worried?

Thanks! Chris 

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How new is the car?  Is it a final edition?

But, it really shouldn't deposit any fluids (other than rain water), under normal circumstances.

What is the fluid?  Colour?

Dave

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7 minutes ago, TonyKL said:

Is this not from the air-con?

It's possibly drain from the evaporator, but not strictly only at ignition on.

We need for info for this remote diagnostic!

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Hi all. Yes it's brand new (240FE)

The service manager at Hendy thinks it's washer fluid leaking from a badly fitting joint. Apparently the washer pump gets primed at ignition on. It certainly doesnt look like coolant. It is clear and has no smell.

 

Surely aricon condensation would drip slowly over a period, rather than flood out when you turn the ignition (not engine) on?

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10 minutes ago, Chris C said:

It is clear and has no smell.

Washer fluid shouldn't be clear and odourless. Pop some screenwash in there though and see if your car's wee is then blue and you'll know! 

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40 minutes ago, Chris C said:

Surely aricon condensation would drip slowly over a period, rather than flood out when you turn the ignition (not engine) on?

Yes, aircon would not come out with the ignition, it would drip after parking (but location wise it is front offside).

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