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Old 02-10-2009, 07:45 PM
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While driving i sometimes smell something burning, doesn't smell like fuel, more like a burning sheet. It usually goes away and then comes back at random timing. My suspicion was the cabin filter but i have no clue. Any thoughts and what's causing this problem?
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Plastic bag melted on your exhuast ?
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Plastic bag melted on your exhuast ?
No, however the smell is only prevalent when the heater is on.
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Heating, or any temp with blower on max? I had an old mazda whose fan motor used to stink of burning insulation on the '4' setting, but was fine on 1,2 and 3.
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Heating, or any temp with blower on max? I had an old mazda whose fan motor used to stink of burning insulation on the '4' setting, but was fine on 1,2 and 3.
When i use the heat it's always on max temp, just the way i am!
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I know this may sound crazy, but I've heard if the odor resembles cat urine it's probably the recirc/cabin filter needing to be replaced.
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