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Old 08-11-2013, 10:51 PM
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Engine or exhaust smell on uphill!?

Just moved to CA a few months ago and they have plenty of hills here. When I'm going up hill on a highway I try not to cruise on 6th so I drop it down to 5th 3rpm at 55-60mph ... however if I leave it on 6th at 3rpm 65-70mph I smell something I'm not sure if coming from the engine or exhaust. I only have 47k on the jeep. Is this normal?
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Did you ever find out what the smell was? I have the same issue. I also do not get heat on the drivers side which they are saying is the heating core being clogged from the casting sand.

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Did you ever find out what the smell was? I have the same issue. I also do not get heat on the drivers side which they are saying is the heating core being clogged from the casting sand.
No I didn't sorry. Jeep got stolen so ill never know.
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No I didn't sorry. Jeep got stolen so ill never know.
Let's hope it was a small gas leak that the "new owner" found out about the hard way
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Let's hope it was a small gas leak that the "new owner" found out about the hard way
I know right!
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I know right!
Well, here's another good thing that came out of your misfortune. And yeah, being a little naughty(I don't like car thieves), I hope it was a gas leak and your Jeep blew up on them.
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Sorry. I didn't mean to equate Jeeps with a car. Bad Chas. lol.

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