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Re: burning smell (archive)

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Posted by NFS on September 20, 1999 at 14:58:10:

In Reply to: Re: burning smell posted by sk on September 20, 1999 at 12:25:17:

The burning smell first occured when i was just cruising along and is very noticeable right after starting the car. The service dept simply said the starter was causing the smell and are replacing it.

I wouldn't worry about aggressive driving. I redline my car pretty frequently and there is a faint smell afterwards, but it is just normal engine wear. The smell i was referring to was much worse, bad enough to suffocate you.


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