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Puff of smoke from crack between heater vent and dash

I had my defrosters on and a puff of thick, white smoke came out of the crack between the heater vent and the dash. The heater vent was the arched one (on the right) above the radio area. It smelled like melted wax. I immediately turned off the defrosters and fan. I drove the car home and there was no more smoke or smell.
The puff of smoke was about 4" high and went straight up. It didn't come out of the heater vent.

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    i need to replace the in dash defrost vent

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Antifreeze i think,heater matrix leak ,try putting a rad leak stopper in

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