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Antifreeze leaking into car through heater.

While driving to the store today, my car started spewing steam out of the heater, and coolant was running out from under the dash on the passenger side. it smells like antifreeze and the coolant was slightly low ( a quart or two). can anyone tell me what this might be? I'm thinking a heater hose came off inside the heater? there is no leakage inside the engine compartment (just a tiny bit of steam coming through the firewall from inside the car).

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Yes its your heater core. it went bad and needs to be replaced. it is housed underneath the dash

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