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If the drain plug under the evaporator coil is plugged up it will cause condensation to leak into the car. If the heater core is bad it will allow coolant to leak into the car. If the leak is warm and smells sweet it is the heater coil.
See "Related Questions" below for more about 1986-1995 heater coresUsually If the heater CORE is bad it will start to leak, dripping water on the carpet, or steeming up the windows. i have a 1992 Taurus in the garage now for a new heater coil. white smoke, the sweet smell, is the heater coil. you may not see any water dripping in the car if it is a small leak. try a bottle of bars leak before repairing. it could get you through this winter. work for me last winter. sorry to tell you that to change the coil, the dash has to come out. only ford does it this way. the repair can be more than your car may be worth.
If the leak is around a fitting and you can see it, then it may be repairable. Unfortunately many heaters leak at the welded seams and there is no satisfactory repair for that. You may well need a new heater.
you can try radiator leak stopper, but i would just replace heater core .,eally cannot be repaired.
chances are you have a cracked heater coil
Usually caused by leak in heater coil.
yes it can. If your heater core is leaking it will leak on the passenger side floor in the cab of the truck or car.
heater coil is good conductor of electricity
Inside the car, passenger side, mounted near the firewall. ok theres heater coil the heater core is under the center of the dash under a acess pannel do not but one form auto zone has 3 leak on me go to the dealer
Sounds like heater core is leaking and needs to be replaced You probably have a leak in the heater coil of the air conditioning system. You can either get the coolant flow to the heater coil shut off (cheapest) and get along without heat in the car, get the heater coil repaired (iffy), or get it replaced (maybe get a used part from an auto salvage yard.
It is inside the heating A/C housing. The dash has to come out to get to it. A very involved repair. Even the most experienced master mechanics cringe at having to do a heater core repair. I would suggest putting some aluminum stop leak in the radiator. It will stop the leak in the heater core and will save you the grief of pulling the dash out.
The heater coil is located behind the dash board. You will have to remove the dashboard to get at the heater coil
You have a leak. You need to find and repair the leak.You have a leak. You need to find and repair the leak.
You can try Stop Leak, in an emergency. The only real repair is replacement.
Clarification of terminology- Heater core not heater coil. And Yes there is a very good chance that it may be leaking.
If the leak is in the copper fins/heat exchanger : replace the exchanger, gaskets etc Not a job for someone who is not familiar with pool heater construction and service. If the leak is at the inlet or outlet you may have to remove those fittings and replace woth new ones.
The heater coil and a heater core is the same thing. Hot water circulates from the engine and through the heater core then back to engine generating heat for your heater system.
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Go to NAPA and buy a repair manual for your specific car.
On most model vehicles the heater coil is under the passenger side dash. There should be a cover you have to unscrew and two hoses that need to be diconnected and the coil should slide right out. Warning:coolant will leak so make sure you have something to soak it up with!
If the leak is around a fitting and you can see it, then it may be repairable. Unfortunately many heaters leak at the welded seams and there is no satisfactory repair for that. You may well need a new heater. If you know basic plumbing this is not a complicated job. If you don't, call a competent handyman or plumber (although a plumber will cost a lot more)
bars leak will plugg up your heater core meny times, good luck!
The core will need to be replaced.Don't waste time trying to repair an old core.
Are you sure it's water? Sounds like your heater coil may be leaking...