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    confused Help smoke coming from dash

    I have a vectra c gsi 02 plate and the other day i was coming home the front window went misty so put demister on and only half of it demisted so turned fans up and it started to smell funny so i opened the window and smoke started coming out the window so i looked to see where it was coming from and it was coming from the front top of the dash and smelt like anti freeze any ideas as i cant drive like this oh and the heaters dont get hot now. please help

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    Burst hose or split coolant bottle maybe even heater matrix. My head gasket has just went on mine without trying to scare you

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    sounds like a heater matrix has gone, or a splite hose

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    as above check the matrix m8.

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    A leak somewhere as you said it doesn't get hot. Check coolant level.

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    Hope you get this sorted m8 not nice .................

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    more than likely ya heater matrix

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    Yep, definately sounds like your heater matrix has gone...............along with your full stops!


    Snowman, you got your ears on?

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    Smile all done

    all done it was the matrix. oh and any body who wants to change one don't take dash out like i did. there is no need just take centre console out then you can get to it.
    thanks for all your help!!!!

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    result. well done for doing it yourself!!

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