SULPHUR SMELL WHEN STARTING VEHICLE

  • Tiny
  • Claude595
  • 2008 Subaru Tribeca
  • 50,000 miles

I'm overdue for an oil change (about 2000 miles). This morning there was a rotten egg (sulphur smell) immediately when I started the car. What do you think it is and is it related to the overdue oil change (there is only 1 quart missing). I'm getting the oil changed tomorrow.

Sunday, February 19th, 2012 AT 4:35 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
  • Expert
  • 41,976 posts

The smell should be from the catalytic converter. It is not related to the overdue oil change but could be related to the missing engine oil.

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Sunday, February 19th, 2012 AT 4:58 PM

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