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Interior heater smell
#1
Hi all, i'm new on here so not sure if this is correct place for this post! I have a 2007 multispace 1.6hdi and when it heats up and i put the heater on i get a funny smell, not really a burning smell but a heated water or liqiud smell! Any help would b appricated! Cheers
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#2
Possibly a leaking heater matrix. Have a search as there are a number of posts on the issue. BTW, welcome to the forum.
2010 Berlingo Multispace HDi 110 with FAP.  Persamos green.

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#3
If it has a slight curry smell its usually a leak of coolant from the heater matrix or piping to it. Have a search on the forum as 3rensho says as there is a tutorial with pictures on how to change the matrix.
Are we there yet????? Huh
Ex 1.6hdi van now 3 seater 1.4 multispace
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#4
sorry i was away for a week there, yeah smells like heated up rusty water.....must have a search, is there a certain area to search ? cheers for replys
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#5
could only find info where they were putting sealant into the coolant system, but would'nt b too keen on that one... 
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#6
Many Berlingos have a slightly leaky heater core and will happily go on for lots of years like that so you could consider leaving it and then monitoring the situation for any developments, it is just a thought based on experience though it may get shot down in flames.

Leking heaters don't usually fail catastrophically as far as I'm aware.
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#7
if it was just a van i would leave it but its a multispace so its the family car.......

i just found the thread and pictures......scary looking job  Confused

but well explained
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#8
Looks scared, but not too bad , probably a bit beyond your average diy owner though.
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#9
Cheers for the info lads, and by the way how offten should the timming belt b changed? Think it was changed at 80k and now has 130k, its 1.6hdi
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#10
125k or 10 years i believe
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