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Strange smell?

01-27-2003, 07:24 PM
Have any of you experienced a bad odor (like sulfur or something) when you park your car or put it in reverse? My car is still less than a month old and was wondering if it might just be the clutch or brakes or something because they are new? i'm getting tired of explaining it to people when they are uncomfortably looking around to see what stinks!

01-27-2003, 07:26 PM
My car had a strange smell after driving for the first 50 or so miles...It is competely gone now

Jack Tripper
02-24-2003, 05:24 PM
Does it smell like rotten eggs?

02-24-2003, 05:34 PM
yup.. though i have to admit i've noticed it less and less recently.

02-24-2003, 06:22 PM
I purchased a 2003 Infiniti G35 sports coupe. Brand Damn new, I bought it before christmas in 2002. On the way home from the dealership I started experiencing a odor and a viberation. It would come and go. After 4 trips to the dealership and they have had my car over 30 days, they have found that the rear brake system will lock down at any giving time. They act like I was damn crazy until I drove it the last time to the dealership with smoke coming out of the rear wheels. As of today 2-24-2003 they still have the car and it is unfixed. Help if you know anything that will help!:mad:

02-24-2003, 06:45 PM
i dont know where you are located but you should look into the lemon law.. where they are required to reimburse or replace the car. that's rediculous and unnacceptable. i wonder if that is where the smell from my car is coming from?

02-24-2003, 06:52 PM
Infiniti acts like I'm the only one with this problem. No way, just dont know what to do to fix it. Im in the Lemon law process now. I want another G35, when the brakes aren't locking down, its running great. This is my 4th Infiniti and the first really bad problem. Keep in touch, the problem started slightly to extremely bad over the past 60 days.

02-24-2003, 06:53 PM
I'm from Charlotte, N.C.

02-24-2003, 07:00 PM
ahh.. i bought mine at modern infiniti in winston-salem, nc..

i'm bringing mine to Richmond Infiniti to fix the heated seats (broke, only 4 weeks old).. i'm going to ask them to check out the rear brakes to see if they can find the cause of the smell. i'll let you know if i find anything out.

03-11-2003, 05:56 PM
:eek: Well this happens most of the time it is just the burn of the new engine or the exaust my sisters bf recently bought a nissan 350z and since the z and the g35 are pretty much the same car i think the same thing will happen the first day he got the car he usued it all day and he noticed that there was a very strainge oder from when the heat is turned on or when the car is parked after the first 75,o0o miles were driven the smelkl was gone forever so hopefully its the same deal for u good luck with ur car my dads getting one what color???

03-11-2003, 06:58 PM
thanks, good info!

i've been told by the dealer that its the cat converter, especially when you step on it and the car is new. i've already noticed its gone away for the most part.

03-25-2003, 12:16 PM
oooooo thas good but in my reply i said 75,000 but it was a stupid mistake i ment 7,500 my bad buddie but good luck with ur car i love the g and the z to death

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