Heater core issue

djsimmersdjsimmers Chambersburg, PAMember Posts: 3
edited May 2019 in Chrysler
I've noticed when my car gets up to temperature I suddenly smell what smells like burnt antifreeze. Also, I notice that the inside of the windshield fogs up even though I'm not using the defroster at all. I'm guessing it's the heater core that's leaking.. but I'm not sure.

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  • Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Sonoma, CaliforniaMember Posts: 64,482
    Sounds like it, or if you're lucky maybe just a loose or broken hose going into, or coming out of, the heater core.

    This is a pretty big job and it might cost approx. $700--$900 if the core has to come out.

  • djsimmersdjsimmers Chambersburg, PAMember Posts: 3
    I have a new heater core and a chilton's manual so in the next few weeks I'll be giving it a go.
  • becausecarbecausecar Member Posts: 9
    What I did with mine is I replaced it since it was a little thin, I own a second hand so maybe when the seller fixed some issues he was on a budget. See https://www.allmoparparts.com/sku/82212803ab.html Love to help
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