Ask Bob: Smoking Heater

by Bob DeP.

Dear Bob,
My husband owns a 1987 Ford Ranger and for the past couple of weeks when the heat is on smoke comes out. The smell is an oily smell and the windows get coated with a greasy film; we can't even see out them. Any ideas?
Michelle L.

You have a cracked heater core and that oily film is antifreeze!
Good Luck!
Drive Safely!
Bob, The Auto Answer Man

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