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Hey guys i have a question regarding a smell my car has.
After i drive it sometimes i smell an "egg" type smell.
At first i thought it was the aircon, but it happen even when i don't use that.
It happens more when the car is warm. And only after a bit of a drive. I also thought it was when i got home i turned the car off then started it again to get into the driveway. But the smell happens more often.
I have done 11 000 km.
Any ideas???
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What you are probably smelling is sulfur. That catalytic converter emits that smell. My mothers Saab has that smell from time to time, and thats what caused it. The solution: Try alternating the octane level in your gas (regular, silver, ultimate), etc. and the smell should go away. Thats what worked for her car.


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That sulphur smell(rotten egg gas) usually indicates the catalytic convertor is fuct.
If you are still under warranty take it in, if not have someone you trust have a look at it.


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<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>the catalytic convertor is fuct.
If you are still under warranty take it in
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yes it is done, yes it should still be covered, unless you have a large number of miles on a 2 year old car.


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Mmmm.
My car is actually a 2001 with only 11 000 kms on the clock. the smell has been there for a while ( before any mods ).
I have used 95 octane petrol and 98 octane.
Could fuel from different places be the problem??
I will email Hyundia Australi and see what they think.
Thanks anyway!
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**** spelling mistake i meant "Australia"

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