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Old 03-13-2007, 01:59 AM   #1
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So I'm back to smelling anti-freeze and it was the first thing that a worker at Napa noticed when I popped my hood and started the car up. If it can be seen in the picture, theres resedue in the resevoir to the left and he said that was a sign that something was going on (likely intake failure), is anybody able to confirm that?

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If it can be seen in the picture, there'* residue in the resevoir to the left and he said that was a sign that something was going on (likely intake failure), is anybody able to confirm that?
I don't think so. It just looks to me like you need to change out the Dex and clean out your resevoir tank. The smell you're referring to could be a very slight seep from somewhere.

Check where the t-stat housing meets the block. Also check your coolant elbows.
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Try going through this:

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=56131

Written by one of my favorite BC members (and well written too...).
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I'll deffinatly print out that post and check everything out. We did notice some steam andit does smell somewhat sweet but maybe i'm just imagining things

I think my dad noticed that the T-stat needs to be replaces and he said something was leaking there, could this be a culprit?
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That overflow looks a tad bit low... Are you using coolant?

And what is the mileage on the car?

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mileage is about 80,600 and I'm not sure if it'* using coolant, I don't think so but I've only owned the car just under 2 months
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From what I can see in the pic I'd replace the thermostat and the seal... Also check under the throttle body for any leaks..

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