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burning smell in high rpms! #422081 Mar 21, 7:09am Mar 21, 7:09am
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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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Re: burning smell in high rpms! [Re: flyimages] #422082 Mar 21, 7:21am Mar 21, 7:21am
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mine does it too i guess its normal but annoying and i have an automatic gts


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Re: burning smell in high rpms! [Re: celicadragon] #422083 Mar 21, 8:22am Mar 21, 8:22am
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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

Re: burning smell in high rpms! [Re: celicadragon] #422084 Mar 21, 8:23am Mar 21, 8:23am
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could be your clutch, could be how your shifting...maybe.


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Re: burning smell in high rpms! [Re: Eman] #422085 Mar 21, 11:22am Mar 21, 11:22am
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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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Re: burning smell in high rpms! [Re: flyimages] #422086 Mar 21, 1:05pm Mar 21, 1:05pm
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thats weird... That doesnt happen to me idunno

Re: burning smell in high rpms! [Re: RookieGTS] #422087 Mar 23, 10:25am Mar 23, 10:25am
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Sounds like the clutch, for me it only happens when I launch @ high RPMs

Re: burning smell in high rpms! [Re: speed_celica] #422088 Mar 23, 10:57am Mar 23, 10:57am
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same here only happens when i let my clutch mess with high rpms, like launchin..

Re: burning smell in high rpms! [Re: ravertony] #422089 Mar 23, 12:36pm Mar 23, 12:36pm
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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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