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flyimages
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flyimages Mar 21, 3:09pm - #422081 

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burning smell in high rpms!

everytime i hit up to 7-8000 rpms, I smell like a burning smell. It smells like a burnt electronic circuit board, is that normal? my car is a 01' gts has 52xxx miles..

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celicadragon
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celicadragon Mar 21, 3:21pm - #422082 

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mine does it too i guess its normal but annoying and i have an automatic gts

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Rick Mar 21, 4:22pm - #422083 

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yep its normal. Even when other cars floor it ahead of me, I can smell there car if I have my windows down
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Eman Mar 21, 4:23pm - #422084 

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could be your clutch, could be how your shifting...maybe.

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flyimages
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flyimages Mar 21, 7:22pm - #422085 

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it's starting to annoy me. even when i driveto 4-5000 rpm. i can faintly smell it. it happens when my heater is on.

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RookieGTS Mar 21, 9:05pm - #422086 

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thats weird... That doesnt happen to me idunno
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speed_celica Mar 23, 6:25pm - #422087 

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Sounds like the clutch, for me it only happens when I launch @ high RPMs
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ravertony Mar 23, 6:57pm - #422088 
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same here only happens when i let my clutch mess with high rpms, like launchin..
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00Scarlet Mar 23, 8:36pm - #422089 

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it happens to me, but it doesn't last very long. scared the shit out of me at first cause i had never experienced it, but everything's just fine i guess

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