Have any of you experienced a steady coolant leak? Never saw a puddle but now see some on right side of engine on power part of car. How do you pressure test the reservoir with that hole in the reservoir?
there a couple of gasket and the water pump itslef can leak from the right side (right side looking from driver seat) .
U can pressurized it if u have the correct adapter, if not, take the small hose off and block it, then introduce the pressure to the bottle through that opening
The turbo is on the right side facing the motor from the front of the car. The crossover coolant hoses that go from the turbo back to the coolant reservoir can leak. They are shielded from the factory and are better than the 9-3 2.8 hoses, but they are still in a bad spot. Cheap fix if that is the case.
On further review the leak is puddling at the crankshaft seal and is leaking from up above. Today I will remove the brace holding the engine and do a more further inspection. Hopefully the water pump!!!