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08-23-2019 07:02 PM
not-a-number I have this same problem.

Replaced radiator with PRORad and new hoses about 1 month ago.
Drove it quite a bit without the clam on and checked around for leaks.

Coolant level hasnt dropped at all in this time.

I get a wif of coolant once its heated up. Comes and goes. Seems to be from the front but some days seems to be the back.

Ideas?

If I dont see the coolant go down is it normal?
06-23-2018 09:06 AM
gamefreak32 If it is between the tires and the passenger compartment, heater core or the hoses to it are leaking.

If it is front of the tires, probably a hose on the radiator.
06-23-2018 08:56 AM
Nessal There is no need for "reports". Just look at it to confirm.
06-23-2018 08:10 AM
JasonB
2005 Elise: Slight coolant smell from front of car.

Hi all,

I am smelling a slight sweet/ coolant smell coming from the front of the car. I am looking for some tips to track down what I assume is a leak. If I had to guess it seems like it is coming from the passenger side.

The previous owner reports that the radiator has been replaced with: Sector 111 All Aluminum Pro-Rad radiator. So I don't believe it has the stock radiator issues.

Thanks!

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