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coolant leaks into heating system

Discussion in 'General' started by boogs86, Aug 4, 2006.

  1. boogs86

    boogs86 New Member

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    i have the problem of smelling coolant through my vents when the heater is on was just wanting some advice on how to fix the problem.
    cheers.
     
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    pandaman Aussie Muscle Fan

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    Heater core may be munted which generally means a nasty bastard job replacing it. Or if you have a coolant leak near where the airduct intake is that could be your problem, sounds unlikely but it's happened before. Are you losing any coolant? Also, what is your vehicle?
     
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    it is a VR exec. i am loseing some coolant
     
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    vlv8vic <---Brad Quaid = internet stalker

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    the core in my old datto let go one night. whole cabin stunk and fogged up like a mongrel. not to mention the bloody hot fluid all over my feet. get it sorted as soon as you can.
    hopefully its just a leak near the intake for the air ducts, replacing the core means lots of pulling out and putting back.
     
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    andyman The Only 6sp VZ Wagon

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    would a stop leak additive help?
     
  6. Andre's SS

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    Nope!

    If its the core the whole dash assembly need to come out-so im told.

    Pray its not ya core mate.
     

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