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exhaust smell in cab with heat running

Anyone else have this problem? I can smell it when I'm stopped at a red light or if I start her up in the morning for work and turn on heat befor I get in to leave. Any thoughts? Thanks Josh

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Check your up pipes. They may be leaking. Look for soot around the connections, also check where your down pipe connects to the turbo. That clamp can come loose also.

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Check your up pipes. They may be leaking. Look for soot around the connections, also check where your down pipe connects to the turbo. That clamp can come loose also.
I will agree 100% with what he said

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i have this problem to. let me know if you get it solved i dont have a leak anywhere
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post #5 of 8 Old 01-14-2010, 07:45 AM
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yeah i get that too

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Mine always has done that,what I do is keep the blower off until I get going forward that way I'm not backing through my exhaust.

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Had that one too, the fumes in the cabin were killing me. Check the firewall behind the turbo. If you see black soot on it, you need to untie the clamp and realign the turbo and the pipe.
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The exhaust manifolds may have warped. Gotta take a close look at the whole deal to narrow it down. May be in more than one area.

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