Why do you have antifreeze on the floor of your car?

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You have a leaking heater core. You might smell antifreeze if you turn on the defroster.

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Your heater core is leaking. It needs repaired or replaced.

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Why do you smell antifreeze through your heat?

Your heater uses somthing akin to a mini radiator to transfer heat from your engine to the cars interior. However, if you're smelling antifreeze, you have some type of leak.

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Floorboard,Floorpan,

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Why do you put antifreeze in the car?

You put anti freeze in your car for 2 reasons. 1 Reason is to keep your engine operating temperature at the specifide level and keep the engine from over heating. The other Reason is to protect your engine block from craking in extreme cold. When liquid freezes it expands and could potentialy cra...

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Why are you leaking antifreeze from under your car?

Because there's a hole somewhere under the hood that's letting it out, and it's usually in a heater hose. If you can't find it any other way, there's a blacklight detection dye you can put in the antifreeze. You put it in the radiator, then shine a blacklight (the ones they have at hardware store...

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Why do you smell antifreeze when you turn your car off?

A small amount of antifreeze smell may be emitted from the radiator overflow. However if you smell antifreeze you need to make sure there isn't a leak. It may be something simple if you catch it early.

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Why is antifreeze important in your car?

Why Antifreeze is so important for your vehicle this winter.Antifreeze has the capability to also raise the boiling point of the engine coolant in order to prevent it from overheating.Not to mention it can also protect your engine from corrosion, aid heat transfer and prevent scales from building...

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Why put antifreeze in your car in the summer?

Because antifreeze is also coolant. (basically a temperature regulator) keeping your fluid from freezing in the winter and from overheating in the summer.It also contains anti-corrosion additives.

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Why would the antifreeze in your car smell like fish?

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.AnswerIt has gone bad and needs flushed and replaced...

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No coolant, bad thermostat, bad heater fan

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Why is the floor of my car always wet?

Leaking Heater Core Another possible cause of wet carpet, especially in the front of the car, when it hasn't been raining, is a leak from the heater core.Car heaters circulate coolant through the dashboard area to heat the car, and if the heater core springs a leak, coolant can drip onto the floor.

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You have oil in your antifreeze and antifreeze in your oil should you drain it before using steel seal?

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well could be your throttle positioning sensor ... but that's not a definite answer

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Why is there water on the passenger side floor of my car?

A damp carpet or water on floor passenger side situation can be caused by a plugged AC condensate drain line, a leaking heater core, leaking windshield seal, a problem with sunroof drains or water ingestion from the fresh air intake on your car's HVAC system.

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To prevent the engine from overheating.

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Do all modern cars have antifreeze?

Not all modern cars have Antifreeze. The vast majority of them do though.

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Where is the antifreeze located on your car?

the antifreeze runs through all your water lines in your car . . . . you put it in your water tank or radiator

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You put antifreeze in the car the next evening you put the car in park and the antifreeze ran out of your 1996 Cadillac Seville you did have enough for it to run over what happened?

It may have overheated and boiled over. It may be a small leak in a hose or the water pump. You'll have to find out where it's comming from before you can figure out what is going on. If the car is sitting for a while, check the coolant reservoir for leaks.

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Why do you need to drain antifreeze?

Certain repairs require that you do.

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Yes. If you don't have a concealed carry permit, it must be kept in plain sight, and you have an obligation to declare if you get pulled over.

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Why have you filled your antifreeze at least 4 times over 7 years is the engine beyond repair?

This is completely normal operation. Most coolants contain a form of Alcohol that will evaporate. Unless the coolant use is over a couple of pints per month, just keep the overfill bottle at the proper level with your vehicles required coolant and enjoy your drive.

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Why is my car leaking antifreeze on the ground?

An antifreeze leak can be caused by many different things: A blown head gasket can allow your coolant and engine oil to mix.Corrosion of your radiator tubes or damage because of stones or debris can create a leak.You may also see a leak between the tank and radiator body over time, as the sealing...

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Your probable source here is going to be condensation from the AC evaporator.

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so if anyone steals the car you either get the same car back or a completely new one that looks exactly like the one that was stolen

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Fuse could be blown, or a speaker wire loose or come off.

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What does antifreeze do for your car?

It stops your car from freezing and not starting up in cold weather

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Why is there water on my car floor?

Answer: Water is leaking in from under your glove box because you either have an evaporator drain that is clogged, or you have some other leak.You'll need to find the point of entry by either water testing your vehicle, or try unclogging the evaporator drain by using a coat hanger or compressed a...

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If it is water, it could be a plugged condensation drain for the ac. If it is engine coolant, it could be a leaky heater core.

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Drain the cooling system and flush it with plenty of water. You might need to remove the thermostats in order for good circulation of the flush. First of all you need to remedy the source of the fuel entering the cooling system.

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water freezes and expands popping the welsh plug

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How do you floor a car?

By pushing the gas pedal all the way to the "floor"

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You accidentally poured a small amount of oil in your antifreeze reservoir what should you do?

Take off the reservoir & flush it out with hot water to get the oil out. If you drive it it can go through the cooling system and it may distort rubber seals etc. If it's a very minor amount it might not be an issue but flush it to be safe.

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Why losing antifreeze in your car what causes that?

take it into a mechanic is the best way to save money, trying to find the leak yourself takes time. it could be a sealent problem or in most cases just a bad clamp or rubber hose.Coolant can certainly be lost through leaks in the cooling system hoses, but can also be lost through a blown head gas...

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Why does your 1999 Oldsmobile intrigue leak on the passengers side floor when the air conditioning is on?

Condensate drain plugged or disconnected

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What does it mean if you have antifreeze on the ground behind the motor of a 1999 Mitsubishi Galant?

It means you have a coolant leak. It could be coming from many possibilities, some easy to repair and others not so easy. You are going to have to do some detective work to locate the source of the leak then re-post question with that info.

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your radiator broke!!!!

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Simple, you have a leak. Suspect that it is leaking from the cowl. Check the drain for the condenser and see if it is plugged. Check for debris below the window in the channel.

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How do you remove car oil from the floor?

I spray it with brake cleaner and wipe it up.

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Why would your car smell like antifreeze when you get out?

if you can smell antifreeze, you have an antifreeze leak somewhere. you need to clean engine then look for coolant . it will generally pool on ground under vehicle unless it is leaking onto engine and burning off. note that the coolant will run so you may have to trace back to the actual leak. ch...

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Most likely blown head gasket, is there a mayonaise like deposit underneath the oil filler cap? That would indicate there's water in the engine oil too which just about confirms it. If the head gasket has gone its best to get it fixed quick as you can do more expensive damage as the car will over...

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Why cant you use red anti freeze instea of green?

Many of the colors have completely lost their meaning. it was initially to help prevent mixing those not compatable but many incompatable now in the same colors which is confusing. At one time Ford was the only yellow until chevy had a "gold" which was really just yellow-now it's all useless.Find...

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During the day they warn other road users that you are maneuvering. At night they help you see where you are going.

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Why does your clutch go to the floor in your 83 ford ranger?

because i pushed it there with my foot

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Why would antifreeze leak into car on driver's side?

You would have a leak, from either the pipes to the heater matrix (radiator), or the matrix itself.

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How many gallons of antifreeze do you need for your 8 cylinder motor?

50% Antifreeze and 50% water mixed together.The winter months you need a higher ratio of antifreeze to water and in summer you need the 1/2 and 1/2 ration. It is not suggested to run pure Antifreeze in your car or truck. You can find pre mixed in the jugs at most Wal-marts/Kmarts/Auto Parts stores.

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Open the windows in the room and leave them open for a few hours

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For you? GOD I hope so. The word is portion. My Lord this site has spell check you know

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You probably spilled some oil on or near the engine, making it burn when the engine heats up.

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The starter is worn out. Eventually tapping it won't work anymore and you will be stuck. Replace it before that happens.

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From experience, yes, you do have the right to get your belongings out of the car. You must first contact the repossession company and find out where they are holding your car.Second, you must bring a photo ID and in most cases, money for a fee that they charge.Third, they will have you sign a pa...

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Sit back and wait for NOI letter (Notice of Intent). * The majority of states do not require notice before a vehicle is repossessed. Contact the lender and explain the situation. And hope for a positive outcome.

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Can you put undiluted antifreeze in your car?

Your car can or will potentially overheat.The Non dilute coolant has properties to go so far, but it needs water to be mixed so it can be the best it can be.You could say vice versa in water the the cooling system itself.The coolant has anti corrosion packages and chemicals to prevent freezing.

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Can you buy a premixed antifreeze for your car?

Yes, it is more convenient, but it is the same price as 100% anti-freeze. So you are get half as much + half gal. of water., or paying twice as much.

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What happens when you put straight antifreeze in your car?

Using straight anti-freeze would probably reduce corrosion due it's lack of an oxygen that could be broken off from one of it's 'strings'.Adding water may dilute the anti-freeze but it makes it denser.Adding water increases the heat transfer coefficient.Simply put it makes convection better.

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How do you Put antifreeze into car?

There should be a semi translucant white plastic tank inside the engine compartment mounted on either the left or right side. This is your overflow tank, its purpose is for coolant to expand and flow out of your radiator when it heats up. The tank prevents the coolant from pouring onto the road w...

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Why is your 2004 Buick Rainier Passenger Floor Getting Wet?

If this happens all the time and not only in a rain storm, a wet passenger floor is probably caused by a leaking heater core. The heater core channels engine coolant inside for use heating the interior. There may also be excess condensation (fog) on the inside of the windshield. Those with experi...

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What happens if you put pure antifreeze in your car?

In fact, if pure antifreeze-coolant is used in a car's cooling system, the system loses about 35 percent of the heat-transfer capabilities it otherwise would have when antifreeze is mixed with the proper amount of water.Running on pure antifreeze-coolant is pure folly and only will hasten your en...

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You have made all your payments on time but you want to give back your car what do you do?

You will still be responsible for the contract terms regardless of whether or not the repossession is voluntarily done by the borrower or by the lender for default. The exception is, of course, working out some other agreement with the lender, but that seldom happens.

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Why do I smell antifreeze outside my car?

A sweet smell inside or outside of a car is a sure sign that the car is leaking antifreeze.The challenge is locating the part of the car in which the leak is located.Antifreeze leaks can be caused by simple hose failures, or may be caused by a crack in the coolant container or heater block.

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Why do I smell antifreeze inside my car?

If your car smells like antifreeze, it could mean that the vehicle's heater core is leaking.The heater core is responsible for circulating warm air in the car's passenger cabin.When the heater core develops a leak, it begins circulating air with an antifreeze odor and eventually fails altogether.

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What do you do about an antifreeze leak on the right side of a 1995 Olds Delta 88 engine?

Hey Jennifer==It is probaaly the water pump. Have it checked out and don't drive it as you will ruin the engine. GoodluckJoe

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When should you put antifreeze in your car?

Most guidelines suggest flushing your cooling system and replacing conventional coolant every 1 to 2 years.

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The AC takes the moisture out of the cabin air and that helps clear the inside of the windshield from moisture faster.

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no they are called adult locks

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