Coolant smell?

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by Nick Keck, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. Nick Keck

    Nick Keck New Member

    every time i turn my defrost on in my 94 burban i get a very strong smell of coolant in the cab. but i dont smell it under the hood at all. any idea what its coming from?
  2. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Your heater core is leaking you will need to replace it soon before it completely lets loose and dumps all of the coolant into the cab of your truck.
  3. Springthing

    Springthing Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    X2! Been there, had that happen!
  4. j-schmizzle

    j-schmizzle Rockstar 4 Years 1000 Posts

    x³ - plus it's a whole days work to replace.
  5. swedp

    swedp Rockstar

    my coolant smells rubber in the reservoir,guess i´m heading in to a problem,changed coolant but still smells,no leaks so far
  6. Nick Keck

    Nick Keck New Member

    that's what i was affraid of. local shop is asking for 200 to replace just in labor. is that a decent price?
  7. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Live with out a heater????? HAHA we live with out AC not with out heat... Then again im from MN, i cant speak exactly on MI weather...

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