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      07-10-2017, 03:31 PM   #1
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Water on Hot Pipe Noise?

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I discovered a disconcerting water droplets on hot pipe hissing noise after a DIY oil change yesterday. I did a quick test drive after the oil change. Weather was warm and I had AC running during the test drive. Right after turning off the car i heard hissing. Then another after a few seconds. It sounded like water droplets. I got pretty scared as I initially thought was oil on hot pipe (fire!). But noticed no smoke, no smell. Visually the engine bay is clean. No oil leak anywhere.

This hissing noise happened again this morning. I had never noticed this before. Any thoughts?

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I notice this all the time from condensation from the AC. There is always a little water on my garage floor on hot days when I blast the AC.
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Does water from AC ever drop on hot exhaust pipes?
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Does water from AC ever drop on hot exhaust pipes?
normal noise, normal thing for our car
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Sounds like rod bearings.

Na, sleep well. Completely normal.
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Sounds like rod bearings.

Na, sleep well. Completely normal.
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AC condenser dripping onto exhaust as mentioned above
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