my 2006 dodg stratus sxt is putting off smoke from the engine. also heater won't get hot. any idea what could be causing this?


Asked by Mar 23, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Tom Demyan

My thought is your leaking coolant, so it is turning to steam on the engine or exhaust pipes. The heater won't work because the coolant level is low. So find the cause of the leak, repair/replace the part and refill with antifreeze/water 50/50. Could be the water pump, a gasket, hose, radiator. coolant tank, etc.

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