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post #1 of 6 Old 12-28-2010, 08:08 PM Thread Starter
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Smell in Cab during Exhaust Filter cleaning

I always know when my truck starts to regen because I get a slight burning/exhaust smell in the cab... has anyone else experience this?

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Get under the truck and look for burnt or hot spots above the DPF. I've heard of them getting hot enough to burn carpet insulation...

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My truck had the same issue. Turns out it was a cracked up pipe where the expansion joint is, and a bad gasket between the turbos. Check your fire wall for soot around your up pipes.
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Thanks for the input, Ill have to go look.

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I had the same issue ...dealer fixed ..was not covered under ext/warranty. The cost was not a lot...but I still was not happy...about spending $$$.
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Thanks guys I'll have it checked out when I have my DPF removed.

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PSC Hydro kit, H&S Mini Maxx with KEM 345 Tune, S&B CAI, TurboSmart BOV, No Limit Fab IC, EGR Delete w/ CSP, MBRP 5' exhaust, AirDog II, TransferFlow Tank, Rigid Industries Lightning!.
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