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I have a 2000 Mitsubishi Galant 2.4 liter smelling like

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I have a 2000 Mitsubishi Galant 2.4 liter smelling like it's overheating inside vehicle but car is not overheating but you can smell the water what is the cause of this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  joeplow replied 1 year ago.

Hello , does it fog up the windshield early morning on defrost ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ues
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  joeplow replied 1 year ago.

Reason being sounds like you have a heater core leaking engine coolant under the dash.....100% sure Thanks Joey....Please rate my answer as this s how I get Paid Take care

Expert:  joeplow replied 1 year ago.

it looks about like your outside engine radiator just its very small

Expert:  joeplow replied 1 year ago.

however it runs off the engine coolant & soon the engine will start to run hot as it will be low of coolant

Expert:  joeplow replied 1 year ago.

as the leak gets worse

Expert:  joeplow replied 1 year ago.

but as well in the summer you could have the hoses bypassed & you would not smell anything or loose coolant

Expert:  joeplow replied 1 year ago.

understand ?