Tips.. 6 unpleasant smells that indicate car malfunctions

Experts in the world of cars stressed that drivers should not ignore the emission of unpleasant odors, especially in used cars, the most prominent of which are six smells that are the most common, indicating that there are problems that must be remedied and repaired as soon as possible.

The experts said, "Drivers should not neglect the source of the smell, and reveal the places of defects or malfunctions in their cars, in order to avoid the aggravation of these problems, and pay high financial costs to repair them."

"Emirates Today" monitors, based on international sites specialized in the world of cars, including the British "", six of the unpleasant smells emanating from the car, and the location of the malfunction that indicates each of them, as follows:


: The smell of burning oil is the most dangerous, and the car must be stopped immediately when it is issued, because it indicates the combustion of engine oil, and therefore the possibility of engine damage.


: The spread of the smell of gasoline inside the cabin, often indicating a leak from the fuel tank or damage to the internal connections of the engine.


: The driver must stop the car completely when the smell of burning carpet appears, which indicates serious malfunctions in the brake system.


: The appearance of the smell of burning rubber, indicating the disintegration of one of the hoses connected to the engine, with exposure to the intense heat emanating from the engine.


: The smell of rotten eggs indicates a problem in the exhaust catalytic converter, which is responsible for converting hydrogen sulfide into sulfur dioxide during fuel combustion.


: The spread of the smell of exhaust when the car is running, indicating a problem in the exhaust ejection system, or worn out and damaged parts of it, which leads to the leakage of the smell.