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Did you have any pictures of the leak? Or were you just smelling coolant?

We've got a leak somewhere, but I believe it to be either the EGR cooler or the oil cooler. I'm leaning towards the former since that's where I was seeing coolant when doing the oil pump pickup seal. I...really don't feel like dealing with it, so I'll probably just take it to the dealer for that one. Might just have them replace the lines too, since those are the ones (I think?) that are known for just...exploding.

It doesn't look all that awful to do (and honestly I'd just save the coolant and reuse since it was put into the car in November of last year when the radiator was replaced), but after the oil seal...meh.
 

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Aside from maybe age, I'm not sure the car was really ready for a timing belt change at that point. That said, you basically had to pull it off to swap the water pump, so maybe it wouldn't have been the worst idea. Hopefully you (or the dealer) took a peak at the belt to make sure it didn't look dry-rotted or anything?
 
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