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Old 05-10-2013, 07:50 AM   #1
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2002 986 transmission fluid change now smell....

2002 986 non S with 5 speed. changed the transmission fluid and now after I drive there is this smell that emits from the car. It's not transmission fluid and it's not a burning smell. Just kind of a chemical smell. Any ideas? Thinking it's perhaps just some fluid that I may have gotten on the transaxle that is off gassing?

No idea. Wish i could post smells...I'm sure that's around the corner.


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It may not be related to that task but instead, something new. How about windshield washer?
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hi John , what about the catalytic converters!!! they do tend to smell more or less like you explain ))

try sniffing around the rear and sides . i.e. just below rear bumper corners or so .
Dont take my word for it ok . just a suggestion )))
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:10 AM   #5
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Check your exhaust for "overspray" from your project. You may gotten a drip of tranny fluid on them. The high sulfur content of that stuff can make you want to puke.

Rotten eggs are generally associated with Cat smells.

If you could post that smell….

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