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Anti-freeze smell

For a little while, I have been noticing light whiffs of antifreeze. I've been hoping it was other cars, but it is definitely mine. Has anyone else had this issue? Any ideas of what is causing the scent?

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Old 04-01-2016, 02:56 PM
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Re: Anti-freeze smell

Mine was the water pump. Replaced under warranty.
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Re: Anti-freeze smell

I'm glad they found the issue. Mine is going in in two weeks. My car has a 9/14 build.
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Re: Anti-freeze smell

Mine has the A/F smell on occasion too. Like you said, just a whiff when passing by the grill just after shutdown. Haven't found the cause.


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Re: Anti-freeze smell

Mine had the same smell. Dealer found faulty water pump and replaced it under warranty.
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Mine had the same smell. Dealer found faulty water pump and replaced it under warranty.
Well thats 2...
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Re: Anti-freeze smell

I've done a quick inspection and don't see anything leaking anywhere.
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I've done a quick inspection and don't see anything leaking anywhere.
Mark your coolant bottle hot/cold levels for long term watching.

Suggest a pressure check, as most leaks never leave footprints behind that the eye can see.
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Thank you all for your help! Bringing it in for service. Wish me luck!
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