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1991 Ford Explorer Question: smell in air vints and smoke

 

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markflch, Buellton, CA, May 05, 2009, 18:19
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for some reason i started smelling like coolant or some other smell in my car then the other day i had smoke or steam and this smell comming out of my air vents what could this be

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, May 06, 2009, 08:59
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    This is likely from a leaking heater core. Make sure the coolant level is OK if you continue to drive the car, but you should get it fixed soon.
    http://repairpal.com/heater-core
    http://repairpal.com/heater-control-valve-replacement

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    markflch, May 06, 2009, 16:33
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    hey thanks Bret Bodas thats what I thought it might be this site is great now should i replace both the core and the control valve or just the core

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    Visitor, March 27, 2010, 12:36

    4 i in filter

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    Visitor, October 02, 2010, 23:07

    your heater core has a leak in it and needs replaced.

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