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Smoke from radiator

2001 chrysler voyager van smokes from passenger side of radiator had it checked water pump is good doesnt overheat nothing in oil

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  • fred w May 11, 2010

    have you checked the thermostate and is the water frothy when you open cap after warming it up

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I am assuming you are seeing a steam column rising from the outside of the radiator on the passenger side. If this is the case you more than likely have a seam on the radiator leaking. These leaks can be small enough to be hard to detect with the eye. When the coolant leaks out and evaporates from the heat from the radiator it will usually give off a heavy sweet smell. This would defiantly indicate a coolant leak. That is where I would start.

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