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

You have either a cracked heater core or bad heater hoses that are allowing antifreeze to enter into the vehicle............


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.


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.


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.


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?


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.


How to get a shrimp smell out of a car?

dryer sheets in the heater vents may help


Why would the inside of your car smell like coolant?

Leaking heater core


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?

more then likely your heater core has a hole in it do you smell a sweet smell coming from the same area or see any anti-freeze if so you need to replace your heater core


Why does your car heater smell?

If the heater has a sweet smell it could be that the heater core is leaking engine coolant. When the leak gets worse you will have a wet floor on the passenger side and the windshield will fog up when you turn on the defroster.


Why do I Smell Coolant When the Car Heater is On?

Heater core is probally leaking. Should be located under dash on passenger side.


Why does car over heat and water fog up windshield And the smell of antifreeze stong in car?

Typical of the heater core leaking. Overheat because of low fluid and pressure. Foggy windshield due to heater core leaking and will smell antifreeze in the car.


What does installed mean?

installed means to put in. I installed a heater in my car. I put in a heater in my car.


What does it mean when you smell antifreeze coming through the vents of your car?

Bad heater core >>> Check for coolant on the passenger side front, just under the glove compartment floor. Bad head gasket >>> Check for coolant mix with the motor oil.


I smell antifreeze when i run the defrost on my 1999 Lincoln town car?

if you can smell antifreeze you need to replace the heater core in the vehicle


My home oil heater has a smell of fuel oil when it blows out warm air. what is wrong?

under low temperatures, this > > equipment automatically starts and i can hear it running; the problem is > > that when i stop the car, i feel a very bed smell, ... I've noticed it occasionally, but not the smell > getting inside the car - my TiD has the ACC heater so maybe this stops > it. Do you have ACC or a manual heater


How do you know when your thermostat is bad?

when the car overheats or you have poor heat coming out of the heater.


Smoke is coming out of your vents what is wrong with your car?

you probably need a heater core.


Why would the inside of your car smell like antifreeze?

It probably has a leak, possibly from the heater core.


What is wrong when you can only smell gas fumes when the car heater is on?

what are you driving? email me direct if you wish


Why do you have antifreeze on the floor of your car?

You have a leaking heater core. You might smell antifreeze if you turn on the defroster.


Why is Water is coming into the car and overheating?

If you mean engine coolant is getting into the car, the heater core is leaking coolant causing the coolant level to drop and that causes the engine to over heat.