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coolant smell in cab

I have 2010 6.4.. every now and then, I get that coolant smell in the cab or just outside like an engine does when it overheats, Yet my coolant level is fine. The truck only has 10K miles on it.. Anyone know? The truck is stock until Wednesday(bahahah)... I went with the Edge Evo CTS Race and DPF delete.

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well i know on my old truck the coolant ran inside the cab threw the heater core. not sure on our 6.4s. might look under floor board carpet for coolant stains and wet spots.

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When you smell the coolant, turn on the defroster. If the window instantly fogs up, your heater core is bad.

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^^^^^^^^what he said^^^^^^^^^^^

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I will check into it.. Thanks for all the quick responses. I have cherished this forum for years now.

I did replace a heater core in the 97... 7.3 / not too bad a job.

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I will check into it.. Thanks for all the quick responses. I have cherished this forum for years now.

I did replace a heater core in the 97... 7.3 / not too bad a job.
Completely different monster.

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