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Ok, this might be nothing, but just need to make sure. Lately my car has been producing a Green tinted "dew" on the INSIDE of my front windshield. I'm guessing its somehow coming thru my defrosting vents. Seems to have a weird odor to it.... or maybe its just me. Is this just moisture? Please dont tell me its coolant or any other fluid lol :( :( :(
 

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isn't the mn12 cars using "green" color coolant?
 

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NOOOO!!! man this sucks royally. Heater core? I'm guessing that has something to do with the heater? lol. Yea the odor is sorta sweet i guess. All i know its green and dews up pretty good on the windshield... ill drive it to work in the morning... and by the end of the day I cant see outside the windsheild from so much green crap on the inside of it. Geezus, this really blows! Damn cougar... its costing me to much to maintain. How much does this usually cost to replace? parts and labor? Man im pissed.

I appreciate the input. Thanks guys.
 

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hey my cousin said to put Stop Leak in my radiator? will this stop my coolant leak from my heater core? or this temporary or a decent fix?
 

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STAY AWAY FROM THE "STOP LEAK"!!!

your car will thank you. there's a reason why people ask you to change the heater core instead of using those sort of stuff. :D
 

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Nix on the stop leak... the heater core is a pita to change out, but the core itself not too expensive.... buy genuine ford, as labor is more than partz, waaaay more...also that stuff turning your windshield green is highly poisionous,and even breathing the fumes in an enclosed vehicle is really bad for your health, so take care of it soon, as we dont wanna loose any members...G'luck
 

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Cool, even better news lmao. So about how much can I expect to pay for a heater core from Ford and a local guy to install this. Just an estimate will suffice if anyone has a idea. Thanks again.
 

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Figure under a hundred bucks for the heater core, and if I remember correctly you dont have to remove the whole a/c cassete, so maybe the whole dash doesnt have to come out.... still a PITA job, and will be more than the cost of the heater core, but by what multiple depends on who does your work, and how much they take pity on you.... no easy answer on that....
 

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Brett, you need to get that taken care of before you drive it any further. You are going to have to bite the bullet on this one and find a local shop. You don't want to drive that all the way to my place. If you need my help it will have to wait until next week anyway. I am going to Kentucky this weekend.
This is not like the IAC where it is ok to drive it.
 
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