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I have steam that comes out from under the hood by my windshield when the car warms up and i come to a stop.

Off and on when my car warms up, steam comes out from under my hood by my windshield when i come to a stop. It has a sweet smell to it. When i start driving it goes away. What could this be?

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    Now the floor is wet on the drivers side.

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Heater core

Posted on Jan 29, 2013

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Leaking coolant.

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

Testimonial: "Where do you think it could be leaking from? A hose, radiator. Could it be the thermostat or water pump?"

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Replace the fuel pressure regulator. I took a really close look at mine. The fuel pressure was within spec, but at closer examination I found that it was leaking and also causing that erratic idle from 400-1500 rpms.
My 2000 had all the exact same problems as yours

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SOURCE: white smoke/steam coming from the hood on drivers

oil landing on the break calipers or the oil getting burened in the bearing this will eventually go away

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SOURCE: Well when I drive the car for a bit, and it is

In my opinion it could be:
1. Battery discharged
2. Battery connections loose or corroded
3.Air filter element dirty or clogged
4.Fuel injection system dirty or clogged

I would go for this last and check the air intake meter, clean the injectors, etc.

Posted on Apr 17, 2010

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SOURCE: car starts and stops right

Try Clean up the computer ground terminals not the battery terminals, leading from main harness to engine block well below the air filter assembly, bad ground

Posted on Aug 22, 2010

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