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Old 02-21-2009
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burning smell

After having my engine rebuilt a few months ago i have been smelling what i think is burning radiator fluid, but i dont know exactly what it is and if it is a serious problem or not. does anyone know anything about this or has anyone also had this problem... thanks
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check the head gasket is all i can really recommend. Id say thats a serious problem. Is your rad running low?
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i checked the fluid and it isnt low, but im pretty sure its radiator fluid because is smell like rotten a$$
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anyone got anything else for me.
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could be your radiator getting ready to go.I got 145000 out of mine.Also check for leak on front of engine down at front of oil pan.It is timing cover leak.when I chnged my radiator i put prestone suoer seal in when i refilled and it took care of it.
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Check your thermostat housing. Mine had a slight leak, and I could smell coolant when the motor would run. By the way, coolant wouldn't smell rotten - it would smell "sweet"
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well this smell like the inside of a cow a$$ so it might not be coolant, but it is under warranty so ill have to bring her in to shop again.
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