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#1 OFFLINE   mustangrich



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Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:37 PM

I have a 2012 Shelby Gt 500. I have noticed when I get on it through 3rd or 4th gear pretty good I have a strong exhaust smell inside with the windows up while still rolling. I believe if memory serves me right the AC would be on and in the inside circulation position. I'm wondering is this is normal, does anyone have any insight on this.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:48 PM

Certainly not normal and could be dangerous if you're driving with the windows up.
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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:22 PM

Doesn't sound right to me. I have a pretty sensitive sniffer and would detect that in mine, but no hint of exhaust smell any time. Could indeed be dangerous. Get it checked under warranty.
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:21 AM

Nope, not normal.

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:26 AM

No such smell in my 2012. Have you made any mods to the car?

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:15 AM

if you dont have many miles on it, it could be the cats breaking in--if not its not normal and could be dangerous if its exhaust fumes

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 06:39 AM

No such smell on my 2012 either on the inside, but it's very strong on the outside. I pull the car out of the garage immediately after starting and I've had people make comments from riding behind me. I have no cats.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 06:00 AM

I have a 2012 and have 7600 miles on it and never had any exhaust smell inside the car, you need to address that asap.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 06:44 AM

Could you better describe exhaust smell? You're probably smelling the cats getting hot. Not fuel exhaust smell but an egg exhaust smell?
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:26 AM

Have about 4k miles on it. No mods. Definitly not cat's. It's pure exhaust. Only does it when I get down on it pretty good. Taking it to dealership next week and will post what they say about it.

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