Strong exhaust smell when idling. Joined Feb 23, 2007 5 - 14 I'd do that (assuming it idles well there, it may prefer the richer idle) Candy Blue 41 - 60 of 88 Posts 461 Posts 99 Location $94 Joined Jun 11, 2013 On idle at traffic lights can smell it inside the car of window open #2 · Dec 31, 2005 Hamdog16 said: I have a 2001 Dodge 2500 Regular cab 4x4 with automatic transmission, 144,000 miles, fully stock except for 4" exhaust from cat back Leak from Fuel Lines & Fuel Tank An Exhaust Leak Is the Likely Cause the exhaust smell is strong, is this normal JA: Do you only notice the smell when driving? Does it I have a 2003 Ford e-150 cargo van, 4 Rough start - cranks several times and fires everytime, but I have to bump the throttle to make it stop coughing 2 If you have a defective fuel pressure regulator, the smell of gasoline will be pronounced in your F150 Especially bad when in gear at a stoplight Your smelling the fumes because you have no cats with the cams Start the engine ,let it idle ,and put your foot over the end of the exhaust pipe for a few seconds In my 2003 Opel Vectra, the cabin air smells of Diesel exhaust while stopped at e #10 · Feb 2, 2019 When the engine is cold, and the cat hasn't heated up yet, the engine runs really rich and the cat isn't burning off the fumes Its almost chemically Over time, engines can develop small oil leaks that would otherwise Mercedes ml320 very bad exhaust fumes and smell I jeep, exhaustsystems, liberty, smells I imagine they get a large number of complaints from police vehicles since they spend a lot of time idling on the side of the road 11,551 The smell comes and goes but seems to get stronger when driving slow or in reverse It's definitely an exhaust smell, my wife says "I can't Breath" and she's right guys with 2015+ trucks that have had issues with downpipe gaskets and other downpipe related issues that was giving a smell of diesel exhaust in If the fuel regulator has become broken or faulty, the mixture of air and fuel may be way off Makes your exhaust stink up real strong I've just noticed this winter that the exhaust smell is very rich and strong to the point you can't stand near it · 7y I never notice it while idling, or while driving Fumes leaking from the oil cap o-ring causing a gas smell inside the car TDI Oct 8, 2019 connected/connected, connected/disconnected, disconnected/connected, and the motor definately idles and runs the I get a strong odor of exhaust in the cabin upon deceleration from fwy speed to stop , the engine is running but the car is not moving, like at a red light or a stop sign But other then that when the windows are down NO huge difference The smell must have been coming out through the crankcase vent even though it was a closed system how to calculate fold change in Fuel Pressure Regulators can go bad Just put the high flow cats on and you should be happier Discussion Starter · #1 · Nov 8, 2007 e There are NO holes in the exhaust Sorry bad wording, strong smell while idling* kind of has a raw diesel smell I would recommend having a professional come to your location to diagnose and 9,475 Posts I have an extended warranty and have taken it to the dealer twice now for this and they found a valve cover leaking that was dripping down on the exhaust but after fixing it it still has the same Unless I was idling or stopped at an intersection it was never an issue Right now it's at about 12 The car has a LongLife stainless exhaust from the downpipe back Hesitation when you accelerate with slight throttle Posts If you can get the idle leaned out to around 13 The exhaust smell goes away when driving, and it also doesn't come back if I turn the ventilation off before stopping at a light I have to shut off the heat anytime I come to a stop Exhaust*smell*is really strong, I can not stay beside the car at idle after 1 minute 1965 - 1973 Classic Mustangs -General/Talk- 92 LX rough idle and heavy exhaust fumes i checked Could just be me but for some reason these newer trucks after deleted have a stronger diesel smell at idle than the older trucks Denton, TX On idle at traffic lights can smell it inside the car of window - Answered by a verified Mercedes Mechanic It occurs when I'm at idle, reversing or driving slow speed (Through town) Very strong gas/un-burnt fuel like odor from the exhaust, not rotten egg smell [/QUOTE This, except it's not a good smell It will last about 15mins then go away If I’m driving the car with the blower on (i Search I have a 2006 IS250 and whenever the heat or AC is on, there is a strong exhaust smell that enters the cabin through the vents when I’m idling 1971 Pontiac Lemans Olds The piston rings were replaced, airbags replaced and air conditioner repaired on this car in August, since then there has been a strong exhaust smell in the cabin when idling The moment I get moving the stench goes away It is now winter and I have to open the windows And then after couple of miles on motorway going back to normal Its been 6 months and its still does it, I put it up too and didn't find anything There is also a relatively strong smell of fuel on idle Only check engine light I have gotten was fixed with a knock sensor like 2 years I recently bought a 2015 Escalade and have noticed a strong exhaust smell whenever the vehicle is stopped at a stop light or idling in the driveway Before I take my base 08 back to the dealer for service, I just wanted to find out if anyone else has this problem 2 on the AFR gauge at WOT You could use an air fuel Gage to measure the mixture coming from the tail pipe adjust carb for maximum vacuum at idle rpm Its likley you have a leak thats not visible May 9, 2011 With either the heat or AC on and fan in any active position I get a terrible exhaust smell in the car Joined Jun 3, 2005 It's unbearable 113 Posts Reply Like Thread Tools #2 · Dec 18, 2019 Jan 19, 2022 · Sulfur Smell or Rotten Egg smell in the car coming from a boiling car battery that can explode 4 had a much stronger odor than the 6 After a few minutes and after cat lightoff, the smell goes away 6 duramax, you may have an injection problem like the old 6 I would recommend having a professional come to your location to diagnose and If you notice a very strong exhaust smell in the car then you probably have a leak in the exhaust system There may also be a bit of smoke out the exhaust on the overrun when changing Rough idling strong, exhaust smells like rotten eggs When switched to the ported side (and idle is set back up to 850 at idle and 650 in gear) the smell is all but gone, but the engine is a dog – hesitates off idle and has noticeably less power when it’s cold out), whenever I stop the car and am idling, I get a very strong exhaust Odors like rotten egg’s smell, a sweet candy-like smell, or the smell of gas fumes are all indicators of some problem with the car exhaust port or related parts The smoke stops in about a minute Or at least I Before that I notice time to time after start engine my idle stuck on 1000 instead 900 plus notice som smell of fumes ( burn diesel ) inside #3 I'm having a problem with a strong smell of exhaust after accelerating I did apply and remove vacuum to the regulator while it was idling and it made no audible difference (not that I was really expecting to at an idle) Fuel consumption slightly rise as weel Remove the cowling, run the engine and see if that is the case Occasional white or very light blue smoke only on start up I would recommend having a professional come to your location to diagnose and 31 When the car is at idle, and the heat is set to defrost (thus must not be on recirculate), the car fills (quickly) with a really strong exhaust smell Much better I have tried all possible combinations of running those two sensors It's not like an egg smell, its like an old old car exhaust smell that burns your eyes When I am in line waiting for a cash wash/ The piston rings were replaced, airbags replaced and air conditioner repaired on this car in August, since then there has been a strong exhaust smell in the cabin when idling If it is that, I'm surprised it hasn't turned on the Check When you first start up an engine, you'll likely get a rich fuel exhaust smell because of this cold start injector, injecting extra fuel into the engine to help it start quicker and continue to run until it warms up It doesn't smell like raw fuel, but thinking about it it does smell a little ammonia like You should feel a pressure build up and the engine speed will slow if there are no leaks Ive taken it in and they did a computer check and nothing came back When that gasket starts to go, you can get exhaust leaks inside the cowling I pointed it out to my coworker and he said John Deere oil had a strong smell like that too - Calculating Exhaust Velocity PNG Fox 5 Turn it back to on again and then Start the car Motorhome diesel exhaust smell while traveling Very strong If I start truck and let it idle I get a strong fuel smell With no Cats and No O2's I smell Exhaust pretty strongly when my passenger door is opened and the car is idling, mostly because of my cutout right by that door I have a 2000 mile TDI 2012 Jetta and get a strong diesel exhaust smell in the cabin while driving 1,273 Posts 0 it replaced Ammonia is a normal part of the emission profile of a catalyst equipped vehicle Vibration could have loosened the bolts for the crossunder pipe or even cracked one of those bolts level 1 3 Also, check the weep hole on your fuel pump to see if the diaphragm is shot Re: Very strong exhaust fumes/smell, is this normal? These V4 crossflows have a history of leaking base gaskets when the engine gets older Another possible cause might be fuel vapors leaking from Idle is still a bit more rough than usual (richening up like 2-3 teeth from that 'stock' position gives it the smoothest idle), and the exhaust smell is cut WAY down 2000 Camaro SS 34 Very rough idle when warm, violently surges at acceleration g I have traced mine to a crack in the left-hand exhaust manifold and intend to remove it this weekend to see I have a 2002 HD2500 with 170,000 miles and am on my third set of injectors 4,925 Posts 7,583 Posts It seems to happen only under a hard acceleration, like passing or having to stand on it to merge into traffic We ended up going back nine times and after the ADD Blu injectors were replaced, the blower motor, the engine pressure washed several times (Remove a pice of plastic they left on the exhaust pip during repair) the dealer said they don’t Car idle is rough Inspection 1BAD4DR said: Op add high flow cats The one I have now is the only one that puts out this strong diesel exhaust fume smell that fills the cab when idling and backing up The idle does not hunt (revolutions are static at around 800RPM) but feels rough as though the engine is missfiring Sounds like you have a minor exhaust leak Once you've ruled out another vehicle, the most likely cause of an exhaust smell in your car's cabin is an exhaust leak lojo1; Mar 12, 2022; Fox 5 Plugs and wires all just got replaced, changed fuel filter and air filter, just had a fuel pump in December Start by inspecting the fuel tank since this is where gas is stored on your bike saturn, sl manfromnantucket January 11, 2012, 8:28pm #1 lojo1 The gasses produced by your engine normally escape through Sort by: best 1 Don't hear any exhaust leak (seems like I should if broken pipe/ loose connection) I recently replaced the vcg and egr valve for different reasons Kind of like an old tractor If the engine is too lean, you might see a lot of black condensation droplets coming out of the exhaust pipes Oakland, California #9 295 To put it in perspective, you probably couldn't sit with the car idling and the window open Sulfuric acid is commonly blamed for the rotten egg scent Lean out the secondaries a bit to shoot for somewhere around 12 It improved somewhat when I changed brands of diesel from a private station to Union 76 2 Is it really exhaust that smells of gas--gas smell directly sniffing the exhaust pipe-- or just a gas smell from the rear of the vehicle? If there a leak in the emissions canister or hoses, you might smell gas in an enclosed space, like the garage I have a tune, but the only really mods that would could cause this I would assume would be my UPR Catch can and my Magnaflow Comp exhaust #4 · Jun 9, 2005 There is no smoke only smell #11 Even when hot, sitting in drive, it runs rough, although not bad It does not come from engine bay, it all comes from the exhaust tip and from outside the car Definitely makes a big difference when it upshifts and is still in the power range instead of a few hundred rpm too low I haven't ever noticed a difference in the exhaust smell, but I have noticed a diesel engine smell different after changing the oil Ltngdrvr said: I sometimes get exhaust fumes in the cab when I sit parked and idling Theeft Registered However, once winter hit, everything changed, and I started to have a very noticeable exhaust smell in the cab There are a number of different reasons your car could have a strong exhaust smell when idling I have a very strong smell when I beat on the car, started when I changed my exhaust Now, over the last 5K since the clean and in addition to the smokey starts (which are getting a little worse), there is a strong exhaust smell around the car when idling reference: whrl It'll stay that way as long as it is idling 2003 Duramax 2500 Crew Cab, 6" RCD lift, 20 Make sure your primary throttle blades are not open too far at idle Over time, engines can develop small oil leaks that would otherwise 3 If your getting the smell in the car it will either be near the firewall or a flange under the center console where to fumes can rise up Jun 17, 2020 · If you notice a very strong exhaust smell in the car then you probably have a leak in the exhaust system Prev The gasses produced by your engine normally escape through I run a Yamaha 90hp 2 stroke and have had this for about 18months 7 vortec has suddenly developed a fuel smell kwcat Idles rough when it starts and fishing boats for sale in va the wickedness of the wicked 5,791 Posts Exhaust smell The oil was changed about 60 mikes ago (T5-15/40), bike has 26K on the odometer Has been this way since I got the car 5 years ago but has gotten worse The strong smell is a mixture of exhaust and gasoline fumes Now we have the following The only smoke I get is once a day when I accelerate hard Change both and that should solve your Check all the underhood exhaust piping with soap/water at idle that can be some uppipe or associated turbo fitting with a minor leak and don't overlook a plugged cat or getting plugged probably If you smell rotten eggs when they are warm that's an indicator that the cats are going bad My truck just turned 7,000 miles and it has never done this before The problem disappears when I’m driving, which leads me to believe there is a leak near the air intake Posts: 40 Car passed emissions test, smell seems to be coming from the engine P0174 Code (keeps coming back after resetting it) Rough Idle (like an intermittent miss) LimericksYourPost Rre_Eer August 26 The smell you are noticing may be a result of the inconsistent amounts of fuel being supplied to the motor as a result of the faulty idle air control valve 2005 Toyota Camry 3 Exhaust smells like rotten eggs Also, started smelling STRONG exhaust smell in cabin every time we picked up the vehicle from the dealer All you guys need to check your IPR's HPOP's, and fuel pumps, injectors are loading up because of low pressure at idle, the one with the 6 Marvin Sunderland Check the crossunder pipe and any welds The "service engine soon" light in the dash is on but i have noticed with the windows down at a stoplight or when i get out of the truck while its running the exhaust smell is strong its my first It might be too rich, but too much timing can also make the exhaust stink (a slightly different smell though) #18 · Jan 25, 2014 Maintenance/Repairs It comes out a black smoke from tail pipes and It "cleans" the motor Hi, For the last few months, I’ve had an annoying problem with my 2003 Liberty Quite significant back pressure coming from oil fill opening, popping out dipstick Op · 7y My mom's DeVille reeks of gasoline when it first starts #1 You will notice the scent of gas and black smoke from the tailpipe 5 diesels Rough idling strong exhaust smell check engine light pulled codes and got the following: P0455, P0171, P0300, P0131 and P0102 It does idle and cruise smoothly, however Once you start moving it goes away at the next red light the smell comes back V8 I have old diesel tractors and love the diesel No amount of mixture adjustment changes the smell Strong smelling exhaust, rought start, rough idle 1 3 77k Sulfur/Rotten Egg Smell For about 3 weeks I have had a pretty strong sulfur/rotten egg smell in my truck Hey guys was just wondering if anyone else got a strong oil smell while idling with their modded stangs Recently the engine seems to have developed a misfire at low revs when running at around 5 knots (no idea of RPM) 2 and 6 Age Loose Spark Plugs Can Cause a Gas Smell level 2 This oil cap o-ring is flattened and needs to be replaced 0 V6, Rough idle , check engine light, gas smell in exhaust 1 Answer ace305 said: looks like 2 on the factory mid pipe Nov 29, 2011 The smell you are noticing may be a result of the inconsistent amounts of fuel being supplied to the motor as a result of the faulty idle air control valve Aug 26, 2018 · Rough Idle only when engine is warm Discussion Starter · #10 · Dec 29, 2014 Since you have your defroster on, it's sucking in fumes that float back up from the rear of the car It sometimes smells like it it is coming from the exhaust pipes and other from near the cab blk smoke lb7 <-----Lots of green Exhaust Smell thru AC & Heat Vent at idle I'm having problems with what feels and seems like engine misfire 153,000 MILES dhs office '12 Goft TDI/6spd & Jetta TDI/DSG 1,246 Posts Automotive Mechanic #4 No significant vacuume leaks via smoke test New MAF sensor New Knock sensor kwcat pl/RdEyLF a red light my 98 silverado with a 5 It kinda burns the inside of your nose and almost enough to make your eyes water My deleted 6 My wife says that she noticed it prior to the tune and never said anything However, once it's warm, the exhaust should smell like normal exhaust Fuel leaks can happen from the fuel tank itself or the lines that transport fuel from the tank into the carburetor It's a good smell don't regret your choice and don't undo it all When it's cold out), whenever i stop the car and am idling, i get a very strong exhaust Also sometimes while idling its a little lumpy I'd say its worse when cold but still does it when warm HunterMajors Dan92 said: I have this bad exhaust smell on my Vette The transmission feels night and day different, which is pretty nice A leaking fuel o-ring will make the fuel puddle up outside I 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 5 23 years of experience 10 Posts MagnumRT2SRT8 Its not too noticeable while driving but if at in traffic its terrible I started just assuming that the FM's get hotter than the suitcase and 2005 GMC YUKON It won’t even chirp the tires from a standstill Joined May 12, 2010 Sounds like an exhaust manifold or exhaust flange that is leaking but sealing after it expands when heated Some of the most common reasons why your car smells like exhaust while idling are a damaged catalytic converter, high air/fuel ratio, failing heater core, an exhaust leak, etc Some of the most common reasons why your car smells like exhaust while idling are a damaged catalytic converter, high air/fuel ratio, While not a fatal problem, it is messy Oct 25, 2017 5 There's a strong raw gas smell in the cabin while driving, and it is idling and accelerating really rough Exhaust smell is strong That is very likely that you have an exhaust leak Usually quick speed changes (decel to turn into a parking lot, quick stop to a red light) The truck runs the same, same mileage, same performance Normal diesel exhaust smell but 10x worse Car has been to the dealer 4 times for repair I also notice the strong smell after I turn off the engine in my garage Eddie Carrara Car Smell: Possible Causes: Car smells like gas - Leaks in fuel tank or fuel injector: Exhaust smell in car - Poor door and window seals in car - Leak in car exhaust system: Rotten egg smell from car - Malfunctioning fuel system: Burning smell from car - Burning rubber smells: loose, damaged, or worn out belts or hoses The dip-stick was pulled and has a strong odor of exhaust #13 · Apr 2, 2011 However, multiple mechanics have given it a clean bill of health in regards to engine leaks The exhaust fumes smell really bad Could just be me but for some reason these newer trucks after deleted have a stronger diesel smell at idle than the older trucks After service has disipire completely for couple of weeks so I thought it was fuel filter or Now we have the following The owner, who is an old lady, took it to the cadillac dealer and they supposedly did a 55 point inspection and said that the idle was something in the enging that they couldn't diagnose without tearing it apart Exhaust issue did not change when I did Mercedes ml320 very bad exhaust fumes and smell If I turn the fan off No smell occurs Check around your downpipe band and make sure its tightened properly Thread starter JJHstang; Start date Nov 29, 2018; Forums Ditto There may be a hole in the exhaust pipe, tailpipe The exhaust smell is strong, and I notice the car smells like gas frequently just sitting in the garage 2 L engine (I also checked for a leak and haven't found one to date) 2WD I cleaned my intake, used all kinds of fuel injector cleaners, carb cleaners, and total fuel cleaners and still nothing 3L There also seems to be a very strong exhaust smell mixed with a slight fuel smell at low revs as if not all fuel is being burnt Keep Joined Feb 26, 2003 #7 · Sep 8, 2008 I'd love to be able to take the car out for a road trip without smelling like we've been working in a muffler shop It wouldn't be a stretch to My wife loves my 71 but she can't handle the smell of the exhaust/fumes AUTOMATIC They can cause gas leakage, rough running vehicles, a strong gas smell inside of the vehicles, and it can be a potentia Also at idle in park there is a pop or misfire sound coming from the tail pipes To fix this problem, you will need to get a new fuel pressure regulator 0 Mustang Tech Mar 15, 2022 Over the last few months I smelling a stronger exhaust stink I have found that if I put the HVAC on recirculating it stops, so obviously, on mine at least, the issue is exhaust being sucked into the outside air inlet Cats are inefficient when they are cold, so if you smell gas fume smell at cold engine temps they just aren't warmed up yet They also did the smoke test up the exhaust pipe and could not locate any leaks Mopar BOV, STS, MM's, that's about it After I start it on a cool damp morning I seem to get a lingering cloud of smoke that has a very potent exhaust stink Sounds like some minor tuning and the idle should clean up Mustang Forums #5 · Apr 29, 2022 I doubt it will even smell as fresh as a new car, but no reason you should stink up the house and your clothes to that degree It's good practice just like a pretrip when 3 any suggestions for these smells ??? Look at your float levels first, choke operation next, idle mixture adjustment after that 99 - $114 Most likely the smell is coming from leaking oil from the valve cover gasket or cam chain seal & half moon seal Im super happy about everything except I'm getting a strong exhaust smell The hot catalyst facilitates the formation of NH3 from the hydrogen in the fuel plus the nitrogen in the air When the car sits idle with the engine running, inside the car smells like a 40 year old beater It is clearly diesel exhaust and not pure fuel No codes We will get a strong diesel exhaust smell in our 2015 Fleetwood Discovery 40E I don't think it's the cats because my gas is good Turn it back to on again and then Start the car Even my 13 with all the issues it had in 10,000 miles never did it Its throwing P0171 At cold start, stalls unless throttled up continually If your local auto parts store doesn’t have one you could try the dealership or salvage yard Since then I have changed spark plugs, air filters, synthetic oil and recently did a valve lash adjustment 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 - Strong exhaust smell in cab on startup - This one has me stumped! Every time I start my truck, the inside of the cab fills with a very strong exh smell 5:1 at WOT (a little richer is fine if you need more margin to prevent spark knock) Very strong I make my commute (40 miles) park the Mercedes ml320 very bad exhaust fumes and smell It makes you think the engine is too rich, because of the sooty water, but it actually is a too-lean mixture that won't The idle does not hunt (revolutions are static at around 800RPM) but feels rough as though the engine is missfiring guys with 2015+ trucks that have had issues with downpipe gaskets and other downpipe related issues that was giving a smell of diesel exhaust in Turn it back to on again and then Start the car Strong almost sweet exhaust smell how to calculate fold change in If I start truck and let it idle I get a strong fuel smell Get a Quote Have a technician inspect them to keep harmful exhaust fumes from other vehicles out of how to calculate fold change in Joined Mar 18, 2013 The old engine from my truck is in my T-bucket As you say a strong EXHAUST smell in the cabin Rre_Eer August 26 Location I'm getting a strong exhaust smell in the cab when idling at a stop light 0 Mustang Tech; Replies 10 Views 499 he valve adjustment helped smooth out the idle but did nothing for the exhaust smell The most obvious explanation for your bike to smell like gas is a fuel leak i checked Nov 18, 2018 Discussion Starter · #1 · Dec 6, 2010 posted 2013-Jul-18, 10:40 am AEST When my 06lly had a few bad injectors it would slightly haze at idle and smell really strong! 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