What cause car exhaust smelly odor and max out at 50 mph.

Tiny
JOHNNY DESCHENY
  • 1998 NISSAN MAXIMA
  • 225,000 MILES

1998 nissan maxima smelly exhaust and goes only 50 mph

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Monday, September 26th, 2011 AT 5:43 AM

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Tiny
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Check for failed cat converter first.

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Monday, September 26th, 2011 AT 6:20 AM
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Yes, should be a failed catalytic converter that is clogged. If you have misfiring issues, get them repaired as misfiring can result in the catalytic converter running red hot and damaging it.

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