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Tiny
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  • 2005 CHRYSLER PACIFICA
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 120,000 MILES

2005 chrysler pacifica 3.5 liter. I have a wax smell coming from the heater. I have checked the engine compartment and found no smoke and nothing seems to be touching the block or exhuast manifold. I also checked under the car and nothing on the exhuast system. Could this be the heater core and if so how do I check if its bad?

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Saturday, January 1st, 2011 AT 10:29 PM

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Tiny
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The heater core, if leaking, will produce a sweet smell (coolant). Have you checked the blower motor resister to see if everything looks good there?

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Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 AT 12:06 AM
Tiny
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Thank you for your quick response. Can you tell is the blower motor resister on the motor on the passenger side or under the hood. I checked my Chilton manual and could not find it.

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Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 AT 1:10 AM
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It is under the dash on the passenger side mounted in the HVAC system near the blower motor.

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Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 AT 10:55 PM

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