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Car Smells You Don't Want to Ignore

Car Smells You Don't Want to Ignore

Do You Smell Something? Smells emitted by a vehicle can give Truckee drivers an idea of the health of their vehicle. Unusual smells can mean something is wrong that can result in a vehicle breakdown, usually at the most inconvenient of times. Don’t ignore these warning signs. Some are not only annoying, but can indicate that your Subaru might need the attention of a Quality Automotive Servicing expert. The smell of hot oil could indicate that oil is leaking onto the exhaust manifold. You can check further by looking for oil under the vehicle after it’s park. There may also be smoke coming from under the hood. That burnt rubber smell might be good at a Friday night drag race but when it’s coming from your commuter car, something is up. This could indicate a slipping drive belt or loose hoses rubbing against the drive belt. Have a Quality Automotive Servicing technician check this out ... read more