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Old 02-22-2014, 07:02 AM   #1
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Coolant smell in the cabin

There is the smell of coolant coming out of the air vents so my thought is that the heater core or the hoses going to it are shot. Does anyone on the forum have have experience in this area? I checked the exhaust and it is not coming from there, it is unquestionably coming from the vents.
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Old 02-22-2014, 07:20 AM   #2
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There is the smell of coolant coming out of the air vents so my thought is that the heater core or the hoses going to it are shot. Does anyone on the forum have have experience in this area? I checked the exhaust and it is not coming from there, it is unquestionably coming from the vents.
Check your heater core for a leak. Very easy to get at from the front trunk area.
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Old 02-22-2014, 12:36 PM   #3
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You can find the procedure here:

heater core removal/replacement
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You can find the procedure here:

heater core removal/replacement
Thank you for the professional and excellent write up for this procedure. If you were shooting for better than any manual, you made it.
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Very impressive write up !!!
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