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Old 10-12-2009, 10:30 AM   #1
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car smells like rotten eggs

Hi everyone!

well basically my problem is that every once in a while my car kinda smells like rotten eggs. usually at start up. it's not really an overwhelming smell but it certainly is there. having said that, i can't smell it in the cabin, only the outside. can anyone give me a clue as to whether or not this is normal? thanks

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Old 10-12-2009, 11:02 AM   #2
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I'll guess catalytic convertor issue, when they first came out the egg smell was common on many models experiencing some sort of restriction in flow.
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Old 10-12-2009, 11:03 AM   #3
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Rotten egg smell is usually indicative of a bad catalytic converter...
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Old 10-12-2009, 02:24 PM   #4
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The water in my windscreen washer bottle smelt like rotten eggs after the car had been stored for a while, after cleaning out all was well again, worth checking...........its cheaper than a new cat!

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