Cadillac Car Interior

Nobody wants an atrocious smell to be coming from in or around their vehicle. While your first reaction might be to open the windows and air out, you may want to put some thought into why the smell is occurring in the first place. Smells are commonly present when something is going wrong with the main functions of your vehicle. You’ll want to bring your vehicle into our dealership to have the problem diagnosed and repaired as soon as possible. Ignoring an issue can end up causing a lot of damage over a short amount of time.

In the meantime, we offer some insight as to what might be causing the strange smells and what they are indicating.

Burning Rubber

You might think that burning rubber smells are coming from the wheels of your vehicle. While this may be true, burning rubber may signal a problem with your engine’s gasket. Your engine block utilizes a gasket to keep everything sealed, and wear and tear occur here like anywhere else on your automobile.

Gym Clothes

If your vehicle is starting to have a gym clothes smell. It could be your air conditioner starting to malfunction. We suggest you visit a service center as soon as you can.

Rotten Egg or Sulfur

A broken catalytic converter typically gives off the smell of rotten eggs or sulfur. Your emissions system may also not be working properly, which can lead to harmful gases behind emitted into the air. They tend to have the smell of rotten eggs or sulfur.

Sweet Syrup

The sweet smell of syrup doesn’t mean that you have left your breakfast in your automobile for the day. Your antifreeze and cooling system may have a leak that’s causing problems with your heater and defroster. This sweet smell warrants a trip to our dealership in Frisco, so we can quickly get the problem repaired before it leads to your engine overheating. Improper fluctuations in temperature can cause permanent damage to your vehicle in just a couple of miles.

Once you describe the smell to us, our technicians should have a good idea of where to look for a problem. We’ve probably seen this problem a few times before. We’ll get the problem fixed and get you back on the road in no time at all. That bad smell will be a thing of the past when you are working with Crest Cadillac.


Crest Cadillac

6280 State Highway 121
Directions Frisco, TX 75034

  • Contact: (972) 441-4870

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