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Offline amar1994

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Strange odor inside the cabin
« on: March 20, 2018, 10:33:21 PM »
It comes and goes intermediately.

The smell comes from circled area right were the cabin air intake is .




It's kinda sweet smell , I checked all exhaust as well as coolant hoses , intake pipes and fuel lines(including injector seals) , no visible leaks .

I would suspect the heater core , but the car doesn't overheat and there is no vapor inside cabin , no windows fogging either and above all was checked when my blower motor was replaced . Aircon works normally aswell.


If anyone could guess where should I look , I would appreciate it.
« Last Edit: March 20, 2018, 10:35:50 PM by amar1994 »

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Re: Strange odor inside the cabin
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2018, 12:43:07 AM »
Screen wash?

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Re: Strange odor inside the cabin
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2018, 05:33:15 PM »
Screen wash?
thanks for reply

no , definitely not screen wash , more like fuel/coolant mixed smell
« Last Edit: March 22, 2018, 10:17:13 PM by amar1994 »

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Re: Strange odor inside the cabin
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