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There is a fuel leak in the engine compartment. Have a mechanic look at the engine.

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Q: What does it mean if your car has a gas smell coming from the AC or heater?
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What about a burning Smell from brakes?

A burning smell from a car's brakes means that you are braking very hard or there is a electrical short circuit in the car. Another reason for a burning smell may actually be coming from the car's heater.


What does it mean if you can smell anti-freeze in the car?

You most likely have a leak or your car is overheating. If you are smelling it in the car then in all probability the heater core is leaking.


When you use air conditioning in car you smell antifreeze and see vapor coming from vents?

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Why would an antifreeze smell be coming into the car?

If you smell antifreeze in the passenger compartment of your car your heater core is probably leaking. It's under the dash somewhere ( depends on the make and model ). Another symptom of a leaking heater core is moisture build up on the inside of the windshield when you run your defroster.


What does mist coming from car ac vents mean?

That "mist" is more than likely coolant steam coming from a leaky heater core. Replacing the heater core is your best option.


Why does my car smell like gas when i turn on the heater?

It is possible that a car can smell like gas when the heater is turned on for a few reasons. One possible reason that this happens could be a leak in the line.


Why would the inside of your car smell like coolant?

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How to get a shrimp smell out of a car?

dryer sheets in the heater vents may help


Where do you get block heater put in your car?

Do you mean where on a car is a block heater install or who do you take the car to to install?


What does it mean when you smell fumes coming from the air vent in a 2002 passat when the car is stopped?

Depends on the smell. if it smells sweet, like antifreeze, then it is probably a leak in the heater core. This is a small radiator that runs from the main radiator and makes hot air for the heater. If it smells like gasoline, may be a gas leak. Do not drive the car, get it fixed by a professional. If it smells like smoke, it may be an oil leak. get it checked.


Well so far haven't had any water or antifreeze inside the car and no sweet smell inside the car. Some one had sugested the drain hose is plugged or cloged but i havnt been able to find the hose?

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Why would you smell exhaust fumes in a car only when the heater is on?

If the car heat has a fresh air setting, then it could be drawing air from outside of the vehicle. The fumes are most likely coming from a problem under the hood.

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