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Burning smell after new radiator installation

Hi - i just had a new radiator put in my 2000 Hyundai Accent after getting a leak in the old one. Today is the first time i've driven any distance, and noticed a strange smell coming from the air vents once it warmed up. When getting home, the smell was quite strong under the hood - like a mild burning. The overheat gauge was only quarter of the way up, and i couldn't see any leaks inside the engine. The coolent levels are good. Could it be just "settling in"!! I certainly hope so!! Thanks in advance!!

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    Vanessa King Dec 07, 2008

    phew good to know - thanks a bunch!!

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Most of the time that smell comes from the paint on the new radiator it shoud go away after a day oy two

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