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I have a 2001 996 and she's been running a little hot. 190-192deg

Recently I have found two blue puddles under the vehicle, one about 10" medial to the drivers front tire and the other about 2' distal to the passenger front tire??

Reservoir contains the normal OEM coolant (greenish in color) So I thought about windshield fluid, but the puddles are greasy in nature. ??? Help

Oh the reservoir it at minimum level with a cold engine.


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190-192 is very normal.

Add distilled water to the reservoir so it is half way between min and max. Do not attempt to add incompatible coolant.

Can you post a few pictures of the fluids? I'm having trouble picturing what you mean by medial and distal.

Coolant has a very distinct smell to it.

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Nor Cal

Thank-you. Okay, blue stuff that is greasy on garage floor under the car was actually water condensation from the radiator, I think. A/C maybe? In any event, I pour a small amount of water on the garage floor which was painted a month ago. Apparently, there was a sealant placed over the paint that is turning the water blue making it look like washer fluid, but have the consistancy of something greasy.

So, that leaves me with the heat issue. I'll post a pic of the temp.

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