heater

Asked by Dec 19, 2012 at 07:38 PM about the 1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i just bought a 1999 dakota with a v 6 magnam and i smell antifreeze but does not leak onto the floor or when i turn on the heater. It seams like it takes about 20 to 25 min to warm up to get a little bit of heat. So please help and let me know what could be wrong !!!!!!

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If you smell it, it's leaking. The heater box has a drain through the firewall so it doesn't leak on the floor. A long time to heat up is probably a bad thermostat that is stuck open.

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