2002 Citroen Xsara Picasso water leak passenger side

Car: Citroen Xsara Picasso
Year: 2002
Variant: 1.8sx
Categories: Leaks & Noises
Hi all..my wife's Picasso is leaking water from the passenger side underneath footwell it seems..thought it was just rain at first but had a nasty bitter taste so maybe something a but more serious? Had a similar problem with a freelander few weeks ago which needed waterpump some seals and a thermostat housing..hoping it's a cheap fix? Cheers
Posted: Feb 12, 2012 (12 years ago)
Are you sure the water is not coming from the air conditioning drain off point???.
Posted Feb 12, 2012 (12 years ago)
Hi..thanks for reply, would it continue to leak if air con is off? Also tastes similar to antifreeze mixture? Many thanks
Posted Feb 12, 2012 (12 years ago)
could it be a leaking heater matrix?
Posted Feb 12, 2012 (12 years ago)
Heater working fine..nice hot air..did have to put a small amount of water in coolant bottle thismorning??
Posted Feb 12, 2012 (12 years ago)
Bear in mind that the heater will still work ok even if the matrix is leaking.
Perhaps get your head in the footwell with a GOOD light and have a look round
Posted Feb 12, 2012 (12 years ago)
Hi..looked around footwell, no water or dampness, it's only outside the car underneath footwell area, noticed again thismorning when moved car off drive, maybe use some kseal?
Posted Feb 13, 2012 (12 years ago)
had the same problem,it turn out to be the pipe connected to the matrix, one bolt missing. take the lower interior panel off, quite easy, look for white deposit, thats where the leak will be. i changed the matrix to be on the safe side £20 on ebay mine was also2002
Posted May 7, 2012 (12 years ago)

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