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Old 02-09-2012
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Keep smelling anifreeze

i keep smelling antifreeze when i get out of my 98 4.0 v6 and my dad checked it for leaks and he said it wasnt leaking is this a common thing or what? sorry im only 16 so i know very little about cars
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Old 02-09-2012
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Smelling it with through the air vent? If so, Heater core. If not...keep checking for leaks/loss of antifreeze.
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Old 02-09-2012
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IF you can smell it but cant see it, youa re looking for a pinhole that only leaks when its hot.

Or its leaking in a place you cant see.
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