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    That coolant smell

    Been a while, but I recently been smelling coolant in the cabin. Also I'm get a burning oil smell. Coolant levels are going down very slowly (thinks its heater coil), same with oil levels. It's happening on a 02 Eldorado with 88k miles on it. One last thing, I replaced my rear lower controll arms bushing with polyurethane and now are squeaking more than the orginal rubber ones. What should I do? Thanks for the help

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    What should you do about???

    Inspect/replace heater core.

    Find oil leak.

    Replace bushings if you don't want to deal with the squeaking.

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    Re: That Smell

    Heater core would be my guess as well.

    New bushings squeaking worse than the old ones? I suppose if you don't want to replace them you could try removing and greasing them with silicone and reinstalling them.

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    Poly bushings tend to squeal unless regularly greased.

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    Re: That Smell

    I'm curious what was the part number of them bushings, just wondering because I have had no luck in finding bushings for the rear lower control arm

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    I got them off a website called cadillacbushings.com thanks for the help. Car is in shop right now, will find out tomorrow what's wrong with it, but like you said, I postitive its the heater coil. Thanks again guys.

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