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My engine has a nasty smell to it. I went to the shop to have it checked, the mechanic looked under the hood, radiator,oil and said it looks good. I came back home and after I parked it, green oily fluid was leaking right under my car. What is the problem?

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Coolant leak. have the radiator and cooling system pressure tested.

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