Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum Discussion, That coolant smell in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Been a while, but I recently been smelling coolant in the cabin. Also I'm get a burning oil smell. Coolant ...
- 09-30-13 11:46 AM #1
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
- 09-30-13 12:09 PM #2
What should you do about???
Inspect/replace heater core.
Find oil leak.
Replace bushings if you don't want to deal with the squeaking.
- 09-30-13 03:05 PM #3
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.
- 09-30-13 04:32 PM #4
Poly bushings tend to squeal unless regularly greased.
- 09-30-13 04:42 PM #5Cadillac Owners Fanatic
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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
- 10-04-13 11:54 PM #6
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.