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Why Does My Car Smell like Maple Donuts

Why Does My Car Smell like Maple Donuts

While the maple syrup smell is pleasant, it's not a good sign if it's coming from your car. Unless you have been eating waffles or maple donuts in your car or left a takeout box in your backseat, the maple syrup smell indicates an issue with your vehicle. If you are smelling something sweet like maple donuts in your car, the chances are that you are experiencing a coolant leak. Coolant plays a critical role in your car. It regulates the engine's temperature and prevents it from overheating. It also transfers the warm air to your cabin heating and defrosting system. Additionally, coolant prevents corrosion, ensuring your car parts remain healthy. Coolant fluid circulates through your car's engine, hoses, heater core and radiator. Why is the Maple Donut Smell Associated with Coolant Leak? Coolant has a pleasant sweet smell that compares to maple syrup donuts. So, if you find yourself sniffing this smell in your car, probably your coolant leaks somewhere. When there is ... read more

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