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Yesterday I noticed a coolant smell coming from my 04 Cambio, and again this morning. Ambient temp was about 85 and the temp gauge showed 195-198. I checked under the hood and cannot see any leaks, nor are there any spots under the car. I'm not certain what temps the 04s run at-is 195 about right?
I just got the car back from Maserati of Orange where they updated the ECU program and replaced a potentially faulty gas line. Never smelled the coolant smell before. The ECU upgrade made a great improvement in the way the cars shifts!

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Thanks

Checked my coolant bottle and the top may have been a little loose. Added about 16 oz of water and tightened the top. We'll see tomorrow. :oops:
 

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I smell it whenever the outside temperature approaches my setting. I doubt if, at 4000 miles, the heater core is rotten. :lol:

The level doesn't seem to be going down, so I'm not concerned. Something to watch, though.
 

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Double check the garage floor for very small spots, potentially dry by the time you check there. Apparently, there was a bad batch of water pumps which leak very slowly. This is discussed in a previous thread. I too smelled the coolant, but eventually visually confirmed the leak. I went through three pumps, two while the car was still at the dealer. Even if the leak leaves no evidence on the floor, have the dealer check the pump. Good Luck!
 

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Coolant odor

What was the resolution to the problem. I also have a coolant odor in the interior on my '02 Cambio Coupe.
 

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Re: Coolant odor

cmancini said:
What was the resolution to the problem. I also have a coolant odor in the interior on my '02 Cambio Coupe.
Water pump replacement, but it could be something else. Consult your dealer or mechanic so they can inspect.
 
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