Leak on a hose, and smoke, smells like antifreeze My TL recently started getting hot and smoking. The smoke comes thru on the vents in the cabin. Kinda smells like Anti-Freeze burning. The hose that the smoke comes out of is on the left back side of the motor(when facing front grille of the car) I am unsure what hose this is and now my car is having problems starting. Kinda like the battery is dead but it is not???Please help.

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26 Aug, 2017

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This is usually associated with a leak in the heater core. Only proper solution is to replace the heater core. Suggest getting a service manual from local automotive parts store if you want to do it yourself. Usually lots of hidden screws that the book will give you the correct procedure to follow. Or pay someone else to do the repair. Repair manuals usually run less than $40.
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