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Smoke coming into cabin, 177,000 got it week ago and not

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smoke coming into cabin JA: How...
smoke coming into cabin
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you been losing oil or coolant?
Customer: 177,000 got it week ago and not checked oil and coolant
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 2003 Passat 1.8T
JA: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing, want fair idea what the problem is and how much it will cost
JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.
Customer: ok
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
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VW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

hey how are you

if you have smoke in cabin could be several issues

1- is oil leaking and dripping on exhaust and causing the smoke

2- is a coolant leak from evaporator inside the dash leaking internally

3- does the smoke has a smell to it , oil or coolant

4- can you check oil & coolant and see which one is low

5- is the heat working , is there carpet wet under glove box , passenger side

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

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VW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

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