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Hello, for the past couple weeks, whenever I get out of my car after a long drive (about 30 minutes or longer) the outside of my car has an aweful odor of rotten eggs. I believe this may be the catalytic converter?!?!? Is this correct? If so, is this covered under warranty? That would really suck if the catalytic converter went in under 3000 miles and less than 4 months since I have had the car. Please let me know. TIA
 

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I get a similar smell too, every so often only if the A/C is on, and it's definately coming from the vents, but outside the car, nothing.

Rotten egg smell outside of the car is usually the tell tale of a failed catalytic converter, take it to the dealer. As long as you have done no modifications, you have a 40,000 mile/4 year warranty bumper-to-bumper, or at least I do.
 

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This is a normal smell for new cars. It's simply the process of breaking it in.. However, the smell should be outside of the car and not inside. I think there was an earlier post in here about this very same problem and I'll have to see if I can find the link to it later.
 

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i get the smell too....

i don't even use ac or heat...i think it's normal.....cause my friend rsx has the rotten egg smell too inside and out...i can only smell mine outside.
 

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the dealer told me it was the oils and stuff berning off the exhaust plus new brakes will make that smell for a little bit
 

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ya i have read other posts on this topic and i also experience it and from what i read it seems to just go away. i notice it around 2500 rpm then i just speed up a little and it seems to go away. But i have noticed it more inside i have never really noticed on the outside
 
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