WHEN I TURN MY HEAT ON IN THE CAR I CAN SMELL ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier
  • 222,000 miles

When I turn my heat on in the car I can smell antifreeze for about a minute then stop. Then I hear water sound under the dash board.

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 AT 2:06 AM

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  • Tiny
  • homer1967
  • Expert
  • 902 posts

You need a new heater core, the sound of water indicates a restriction in the core itself, but the odor of antifreeze indicates a leaking heater core. So both of you symtoms indicate heater core issues= you need a new heater core.

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Thursday, February 28th, 2013 AT 3:01 AM

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