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'07 S40 Coolant AND Oil Leak

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Old 07-04-2019, 11:07 PM
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Hey all, so here's a backstory of sorts: I was driving in my neighborhood (about 50-60mph, ik I have a lead foot) and ran over a soccer ball. Everything seemed to be fine then (no leaks, warning lights, temp normal). After driving around the town a bit, I come home and park my car, only to be greeted with billowing smoke coming from under the hood. I open it up and see that my coolant reservoir was emptied. I check under my car and there was a massive pool of coolant dripping on the ground (towards the center, driver's side). I couldn't exactly pinpoint where the leak was coming from, but I assumed that It must've been some sort of hose or something. After a little while after, an emergency came up and I had to go somewhere, so I topped off my coolant and headed out. Only about 5 minutes down the road, I was greeted by the oil light and Immediately pulled over into a gas station. I checked my dipstick and it was bone dry (other than a bit of oil on the tip, below the marks). While waiting for a tow truck, I saw that there was a massive oil spot right where the coolant was leaking onto. I don't have easy access to a jack or jack stands, so I can't really check for myself, but I would really like to know what it could be. Any ideas?
 
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Old 07-05-2019, 08:55 AM
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you damaged the area around where the oil cooler and radiator sit together - shop will need to remove the lower valence to have a look to see if its the hoses or the components.
 
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