ANTIFREEZE SMELL

  • Tiny
  • Ducomb
  • 1997 Dodge Truck
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 120,000 miles

1997 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9 engine. Recently replaced water pump. Since then can't get rid of antifreeze smell in cabin. Did not replace bypass hose. Wondering what function the bypass hose serves. Also it appears the smell shows up as the engine reaches operating temp.

Monday, January 10th, 2011 AT 1:24 AM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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  • 42,069 posts

Have the heater core checked for leakage.

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Monday, January 10th, 2011 AT 5:59 PM
  • Tiny
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Thanks hmac.

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Monday, January 10th, 2011 AT 6:38 PM

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