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Why would the antifreeze in your car smell like fish?

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βˆ™ 2013-08-30 02:25:15

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I have never smelled coolant that smelled like fish. It usually smells sweet. I suggest you do a complete coolant system service. Drain, flush, replace thermostat, install a 50/50 mix of proper coolant and distilled water, bleed air from system.

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It has gone bad and needs flushed and replaced! Hopefully that's all that wrong with it

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It's good to flush the system, but the anti freeze is within the engine and internal heating circuit and should be sealed. Therefore if you can smell it you have a leak, so flush but also find the leak.

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