2004 Dodge Stratus Sxt 2.4L Coolant Disappears and the next day reappears Car is not overheating I also sometimes smell the coolant in the cab.. What in the world is going on?

Asked by May 05, 2016 at 05:06 PM about the 2004 Dodge Stratus SXT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Not overheating yet, coolant smell inside means a leaking heater core, it may not be leaking enough to show yet, but it will, and this can cause an air pocket in the cooling system, and if it happens in just the right spot the engine will overheat and the gauge will not show it. So get it fixed now and pay a little or wait and pay a lot more.

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