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Strange water leak

I noticed on my 146 a water leak on the bottom, front end of the silencer on exhaust. I dont have any loss of coolent or water in windscreen washer tank. The water dripping is clear and steady and I cant see any visable holes. Even if there was a hole I have never seen this much water dripping. Any ideas?
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Sounds like condensation build up in the exhaust (normal) and maybe a tiny hole has appeared in the silencer box that the water is now just dripping out of.
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Some silencers do have a little hole drilled in them to let that condensation out. Anyway, if it's coming out the exhaust then it's nothing serious (unless you have a head gasket failure letting moisture into the exhaust, which is very serious indeed.. )

It should go away when the beast is heated through...

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