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1995 Mercury Villager Question: smell of exhaust when heater runs

 

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Visitor, 3.0L V6, Clearwater, MN, November 22, 2010, 12:24

only when the vehicle is at a stop, or warming up

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    November 22, 2010, 22:24
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    Check for an exhaust leak - at the engine to exhaust manifold, or somewhere in line on the exhaust system. Your heater is likely picking up the exhaust leak as it takes in air form the outside to circulate in your van.

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  • Answer #2

    November 11, 2011, 11:27
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    Probrbly has at least one broken/missing exhaust manifold bolt.

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