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Hi,if you are leaking anti freez and cant see it then it must be a internal falt,maybe head gasket.
if you drive the car in this condision you could be doing more damidge in side the engine.
I wish you all the best with this problem.
Don't go mad trying to fix it yourself - just call out the AA, RAC, GreenFlag or other reputable auto breakdown service and get them to diagnose / fix the problem. If u don't have cover just get someone who does to be there - preferably home start type. As most banks or insurance give free cover with their accounts it should not be difficult to find someone - family member, neighbour, work pal etc.
A car this new should have a warranty right? the only other place for anti-freeze to go is through a blown headgasket into your oil. Pull out your oil dipstick and make sure it is not milky in color. If not check behind the engine and see if any coolant lines going into the firewall are leaking. When inside the car do you smell steaming coolant(anti-freeze) or hear gurgling? The temp gauge that stays on is the overheat indicator?
The mildew smell you refer to could be anti-freeze. When a heater core starts leaking it may allow anti-freeze (which circulates through it for heat) to be blown through the ducts onto the windshield in defrost mode. The repair is to have the heater core replaced. It may wait for the thermostat to open and allow the coolant to circulate before you notice it. Occasionally the carpet on the passenger side may be wet from leakage.
My 99 windstar did this too. It was the blend door that the actuator motor goes into was broke. When you pull the actuator out look into the hole and see if you see a d shape piece coming out of the box if it is not d shape it is broke check out this site great photos
first of all check to make sure you put back the correct amount of fluid and then do this start the car up and put antifreeze in it and let it run till it gets to temp you may have an air bubble in the system then put the cap back on right away check the condition of the drive belt