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dnprall 12-29-2012 10:21 AM

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?

Thanks.

RonMaiden 12-29-2012 11:01 AM

Probably still some of the new part smell burning off as mine still smells a little (6200 miles) when driven hard.

dnprall 12-29-2012 12:41 PM

Thanks! It is what I thought too but it's good to have reassurance.

_RED_ 12-30-2012 10:12 AM

I still smell it at 25k miles

Zuesskroph 01-06-2013 11:55 PM

I'm at 20,000 and it stopped smelling


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