Monthly Archives: May 2019

Strange Vehicle Smells and What They Mean

We’ve all smelled an unusually scent on the road before, such as the spray of a skunk on the highway or the heavy smell of gasoline when an eight-wheeler drives past. However, if you’re ever in your own vehicle, and notice a smell that doesn’t go away, don’t ignore it. A smell that won’t go away that you smell while driving is an indicator that something may be wrong with your vehicle.  Some causes of a smell are less urgent than others, but the only way to be sure of the cause is to bring your vehicle into our shop an inspection as soon as you start noticing the weird smell. Here are some of the usual scents and what they can indicate: Gasoline - This usually means that your vehicle has a gas leak. This could be from the fuel injector line or fuel tank.  Burning Carpet - A burning carpet smell could be a sign of a brake problem. This should be inspected as soon as possible.  Burnt Rubber - A burnt rubber smell could be coming from a dri ... read more

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