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Old 06-19-2009, 08:46 AM   #9
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Location: Western, NY
2015 WRX
Lightning Red


Originally Posted by Benhart21 View Post
I had a problem with mine burning coolant right after I bought it. Turned out it was my lower radiator hose leaking at where it was attached to the radiator. I'd get a very noticeable smell after I'd come to a stop because it would drip onto the exhaust manifold, so there'd never be any puddles on the ground. Installed a set of Gimmick radiator hoses and the problem went away.
Thanks for the info! I'm going to look there when I get home.
Like you, I can smell it when I come to a stop or have driven it on a short trip. When the dealership can't find it, thats pretty bad!
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