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Hello all,

Another problem!! As the title says. Turn on the heater and the car stinks of coolant! There are no obvious leeks and the coolant level has not gone down. Could this be a matrix problem?

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Hi would say there is a leak of some type if your getting a smell or air is getting out of the heater system somewhere to give you this smell and yes it could be the mattrix but iam not a 100% cheers Donald
 

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Hello Madnoel,

I have aircon which works fine and does not smell. I don't know about the state of the pollen filter though.

It is a coolant pong though.


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Check the pollen filter anyway as they are known to block up easily. If you are certain it is coolant it sounds like the heater matrix is leaking but slowly enough not to drip but evaporate. Do not be tempted to use some of the radiator sealer additives as they tend to block up the main radiator. If it is the matrix it will only geet worse and have been known to blow filling the cabin with steam:)
 

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