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2005 Chevrolet Impala Question: The heater stopped working yesterday. Been smelling antifreeze for about a week.

 

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Tess49, 3.8L V6, Loveland, CO, October 30, 2012, 21:29
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Haven't seen antifreeze on the ground. Windshield doesn't have a film on it inside. It just smells sweet.

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    ziptie12 October 30, 2012, 22:22
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    Check under the hood.

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    your.mechanic October 31, 2012, 01:25
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    two hints point to a bad heater core....it smells antifreeze inside and heater stopped working

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13030 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 31, 2012, 05:35
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    have the system pressure tested and im sure u will find the leak at heatr core. they leak like a radiator,it starts small then you will notice the wetness on the floor

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