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Hello everyone, See if i can pick your brains because i am at a loss with this, My 2012 volt with 33000 miles on it had a few drops of green antifreeze under the car ,It looks like it is dripping from the right side or pass side, Thats where im at a loss ,I thought all antifreeze on a volt is dex-cool,If you look at all the tanks above all you see is the red dex-cool,So what am i looking at, Any ideas or thoughts on this, Thanks Much Mike
 

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No! the volt is he only car that parks there , Right now where i am its pouring out,Once the rain stops ill go under the car and take a look, But from just looking under it does look a slight bit wet
 

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Could some windshield washer fluid have found its way over to that side of the car?
 

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None of it, it's all Orange,Red. Open our hood and see it in the tanks, 2 at front and one by passenger side.


There's nothing green at all. Even the battery is in the back IN the car below the trunk.
 

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I will go out and check wiper fluid, But that is on the blue side what was on the ground is green.I do agree that all the fluid should be dex-cool all the tanks are filled to the line and all the tanks are dex-cool.
 

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The only fluid on the car that is green is the oil from the a/c system. The oil will have tracer dye to help find any leaks. This dye is green in color so make sure the compressor is not leaking. The compressor is located on the passengers side front lower engine area. The oil will feel like engine oil, very slick and a bad odor as well.
 

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No! the volt is he only car that parks there , Right now where i am its pouring out,Once the rain stops ill go under the car and take a look, But from just looking under it does look a slight bit wet
You may be surprised...but some other vehicle may have occupied your space while you were out and left the gift...:)

Was it very slippery to the touch?
 

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Green would be the air conditioner.
 

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Green would be the air conditioner.
Or, someone filled the engine coolant tank with something that is NOT DexCool... :(
 

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Thanks Much for these answers, It could be the a/c only because i did have to fill the system a couple of months ago Which is telling me there might be a leak, Next step ill get it looked at and pressure tested, Thanks Much for the answers, I learned something today.
 

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The only fluid on the car that is green is the oil from the a/c system. The oil will have tracer dye to help find any leaks. This dye is green in color so make sure the compressor is not leaking. The compressor is located on the passengers side front lower engine area. The oil will feel like engine oil, very slick and a bad odor as well.
Without you, we'd still be trying to figure out whether the OP was color blind or who was stealing his parking spot when he was out. Thanks for being here for us; I think we all learned something on this one. I know I thought black light was necessary to see the a/c tracer dye.
 

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I have owned this car since new,This is the very first issue i had with the car, If you want to call it an issue, There are some pretty smart people in these forums ,Just wanted to give special Thanks to mpmoore1979 for teaching me something and im sure plenty others learned from this also.
 

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Just for every ones info,The a/c leak turned out to be the expansion valve, You guys are spot on!
Thanks for the follow up, k9klondike!
 
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