Rick's Auto Service

Mishawaka Auto Repair

Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Call us: (574) 255-4724

"How to Recognize Problems using your senses?"

“How to recognize problems using your senses?”

“what’s that smell?”                                      Smell

Antifreeze or coolant leak              Sweet odor, usually accompanied by steam from under the hood

Burning oil                                  Thick, heavy odor, sometimes accompanied by smoke from                                                                                 under the hood or exhaust

Electrical short                            Pungent odor, like burned toast

Emission failure                         Continuous, heavy sulfur odor, like rotten eggs

Overheated brakes or clutch         Burning rubber odor

Overheating                               Hot, metallic odor, usually accompanied by antifreeze/coolant odor

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