Mechanics

ANTIFREEZE LEAKING

1999 Mercury Sable

Engine Cooling problem
1999 Mercury Sable 6 cyl Automatic 172000 miles

every so often on the passenger side of the car a get drips of antifreeze dripping on the outside and one day it had a musty odor on the inside. Every so often th temperture gauge shoots up to hot. What could be the problem?
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Thickness
September 18, 2008.




This sounds like your heater core is leaking. The heater core is a coil where heated anti-freeze flows through-- your heater fan blows over this coil and blows heat inside the car. The musty odor is most likely anti-freeze fumes which are very dangerous to breath in. I suggest fixing this problem ASAP.

Tiny
Pear69
Sep 18, 2008.


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