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Someone said to me a couple days ago my jeep smelt antifreeze so I checked and the reserve tank was empty and the radiater was down a bite about one and a half liters all together its always park in my garage and I never seen a drop of oil or antifreez ever but I now smell it in my jeep could it be the heater core it has 88000km I never change or added antireeze ever what should I look for :(
 

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If you smell coolant all the time I can say with almost 100% certainity that your heater core has popped a leak. Check for wet carpeting up behind the center of the dash/console.

Going 88,000 KM without ever changing the coolant or flushing the cooling system contributed to the failure...although Sportage heater cores are prone to this more than others.

Replacement is expensive and time consuming and best left for the dealer.
 
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