When a car leaks water, it usually isn’t a cause for concern. Condensation is created by the air conditioning system, especially in warm areas like San Diego. It’s also common for the exhaust system to create condensation. This usually evaporates as the muffler warms up. If your car is leaking something other than water, however, chances are a trip to our service center near Escondido is in order. Below, you’ll learn more about the causes of a car leaking water, as well as how to identify other fluids.
Fortunately, it’s easy to determine if you’re dealing with a simple water leak or something more serious that could lead to an overheated engine down the road. To do so, follow these steps:
In short, if you think the leak is the result of a much bigger problem than normal condensation, bring your vehicle to our service center!
If you completed the paper test and you’re positive the fluid isn’t water, this guide will help you determine what type of fluid is leaking from your car:
Whether you suspect you’re dealing with a coolant, transmission fluid, or oil leak, the team at Mercedes-Benz of Escondido can help! Schedule a service appointment near San Marcos and we’ll get to the bottom of the problem. Our team can also answer any other questions you may have about Mercedes-Benz service, such as “What is a timing belt?” or “What does TPMS mean?” Contact our service center today!