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    Green fluid leaking in engine bay

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    Your leaking coolant from somewhere... trace the leak and replace the bad part accordingly...
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    Coolant? Check the cap, if it is cracked or not making a seal, perhaps the heat is causing the coolant to come out of the reserve.

    Didn't refresh in time to see below, but coolant is confirmed. Check the cap and seal on the tank.
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    well one thing i forgot to mention the cars knock and tps sensors are waiting for there replacements would that cause anything like this.

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    a knock sensor and a TPS sensor should not cause a coolant leak. My bet is that the lid of the surge tank is somewhat corroded and rusted and it started leaking, they actually had quite a few problems with these and made a revised part. that or the radiator cap. You could always pressure test the system to see exactly where it is leaking. I would highly recommend replacing those sensors and fixing the leak before you drive it again though.

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    Looks like it's leaking from the largest coolant hose, or from the side of the cap closest to it.
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    That hose clamp was the first unauthorized part on my car. I've had exactly the same problem. Replace the hose clamp with one that screws on, or replace the hose entirely with authentic parts, including two new hose clamps. I chose the former and avoided burping the system by just snapping off the old hose clamp, and screwing the new one on.
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    where did you get the new hose clamp,

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    Any auto parts store or hardware store. You're looking for a ring clamp basically. Or, for the stock unit, your Subaru dealer. However, you will have to remove the hose and thus burp the system if you replace the clamp with the stock unit.
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    i just tightened the clamp and it fixed the problem thanks!!! good thing too because im in japan were the nearest car parts store is 20 miles away

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    I thought for sure it was Hulk juice leaking from the turbo.....
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    No, I think it is Goblin blood.

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