Tag: smells

35 Posts

Apr 01, 1991

What is that "fishy" smell?

Dear Car Talk

I have an ' Chevy Corsica that has developed a fishy smell inside the car I think it has an odor like antifreeze I haven't noticed any leaks and everything seems to be working OK Do you have any suggestions...

smells coolant

Sep 01, 1990

What is that smell, Kurtis?

Dear Car Talk

I own a Studebaker It runs fine except that once in a while a strong smell of gas comes through the vents and into the cockpit Because of these fumes the last date I had relieved her stomach on an...

smells leaks

Jun 01, 1990

Is it okay for engine oil to smell like gasoline?

Dear Car Talk

WHILE CHANGING THE OIL IN MY MAZDA RX- THE MECHANIC NOTICED A STRONG GASOLINE ODOR IN THE OIL THE MIXTURE WOULD NOT IGNITE TWO MAZDA SERVICE DEPARTMENTS ASSURED ME OVER THE PHONE THAT THIS WAS COMMON DUE TO THE DESIGN...

smells Mazda

Feb 01, 1990

The age old stinky milk problem...

Dear Car Talk

A half-gallon of milk rolled out of my grocery sack and under the seat of my car I thought I left the milk at the store The car soon began to smell awful I took it to the dealer to...

smells

Nov 01, 1989

Why does my AC stink up my car?

Dear Car Talk

When I turn on the air conditioner in my Ford Thunderbird I get a musty mildew odor It goes away in about or minutes What's my problem Rufus RAY You have mold building up in your air conditioning system One...

smells air conditioning