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alig33 03-20-2009 04:31 PM

wtf is that smell
sometimes when turn off my jeep after a drive i can smell a sweet smell. wtf? it comes from the engine bay

Coyote_94YJ 03-20-2009 04:32 PM

Coolant maybe???

BSing 03-20-2009 04:36 PM

dead cat?

Jma20a 03-20-2009 04:36 PM

x2 on the coolant.

jgano23 03-20-2009 04:38 PM


Originally Posted by BSing (Post 341658)
dead cat?

sweet smell????

tequila1pint 03-20-2009 04:38 PM

Definitely coolant.

daanbc 03-20-2009 04:53 PM

Sweet smell = coolent. I had it on mine. I could not find a leak anywhere! I drained and put new fluid in, and checked it for 6-days. Not a drop was lost! Not even a wet spot. Then while I was putting on the body lift, I had to take the radiator off its supports. When I removed the fan shroud thats when I saw a small leak. It was from the top right corner of the plastic top. So I replaced the radiator while I was doing the lift.

save_alkaline 03-20-2009 05:01 PM

adding my vote for coolant. those stock radiators are junk. i had to do mine recently as well. the plastic on them is a weak spot.

Scout 03-20-2009 05:28 PM

It wasn't me. :redface:

Dare2BSquare 03-20-2009 05:30 PM


Originally Posted by Scout (Post 341687)
It wasn't me. :redface:

We know. He said it was sweet!!! :wavey:

MoA 03-20-2009 05:31 PM

have you showered lately? :confused: jk

Giancarlo 03-20-2009 05:40 PM

check your passenger side floor.. could be your heater core leaking.. then check radiator and hoses!!!

05GT-O.C.D. 03-20-2009 09:14 PM

That reminds me... I need a new radiator.

Sb5551 03-20-2009 10:56 PM

Hmm, I smell gear oil when I turn mine off, but I like the smell of gear oil.

jdhallissey 03-20-2009 11:06 PM

Mine smells 2 like the cat is going it is interesting. I dunno what it really is.

snwchris 03-21-2009 01:39 AM

X2 on the coolant, check heater core area, otherwise check water pump on the block

alig33 03-21-2009 05:14 PM

yea htats what i thoguht

TeeJay 03-21-2009 06:11 PM

x2 on the dead cat.

who thinks coolant smells sweet anyway?

(no seriously my votes for coolant, but its a bit redundant at this point)

crazyredneck 03-22-2009 12:56 AM


Originally Posted by BSing (Post 341658)
dead cat?


Originally Posted by jgano23 (Post 341661)
sweet smell????

long story...:D:rolleyes:

orange05tj 03-22-2009 01:00 AM

upper lip?

flattietj 03-22-2009 01:31 AM


jdhallissey 03-22-2009 01:35 AM

haha Flatt that is too funny.

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