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Old 12-29-2012, 10:21 AM   #1
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Funny smell at hard acceleration or high speed

Hey all,

I was passing a car on the highway and got to a higher speed via quick acceleration. Afterwards I noticed a smell, not exactly like a burning oil smell, but definitely mechanical. I have noticed a few times before and I usually don't get to the speed I was at. Car was well warmed up. I am at 6943 miles.

Any thoughts or am I just being over analyzing?

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Old 12-29-2012, 11:01 AM   #2
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Probably still some of the new part smell burning off as mine still smells a little (6200 miles) when driven hard.
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:41 PM   #3
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Thanks! It is what I thought too but it's good to have reassurance.
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I still smell it at 25k miles
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I'm at 20,000 and it stopped smelling
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