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Old 10-28-2011, 09:08 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by moiz21 View Post
the smell, maybe a coincidence? Does it have a sweet smell (I believe that's coolant)? Could be oil and just happened to occur at the same time.
OK, thanks. That's a vote for thermostat, I'll poke around here for a DIY on replacement. Shouldn't be too challenging, right?

I'm not clear on the smell, whether it's oil or coolant. I've noticed it maybe 3 times in 2 days, and it's pretty faint. But whatever it is, it's from my car.
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