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Just bought a 1999 aurora with 4.0 liter v8, drove it 2 miles and was smoking from engine compartment smelled like antifreeze

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There apparently is a coolant leak, could be the radiator, upper or lower radiator hoses, water pump, heater hoses or thermostat housing gasket.

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Coolant crossover tube near firewall change gaskets

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