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My service soon and low coolant lights are always on. I do forget to check the coolant. this morning, my car was running very rough and I stopped at the service station, and noticed that the car smelled heavily of coolant.after about 10 minutes added some coolant, and then continued driving. It ran a little better but not much.

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Check your exhause smoke. If it looks like steam, then more than likely you could have a blown head gasket which would make the lights come on. If there is no steam in the tail pipe, then check your oil to see if it looks milky after the car has been running for a while. That means you have water in the oil. This could mean you may have a cracked head. If these things check out ok, then I would find the leak for the coolant.

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