Understanding these simple and effortless ways to diagnosing your vehicle is the first step to learning how to work on your own car. Not needing to disassemble an engine bay to discover a problem well save plenty of time so you can get back to watching Wheel of Fortune. Speaking of, this technique will also let you know when a repair technician is too high on his estimate which could save you hundreds of dollars. I understand due to time constraints, space, and dexterity, not everyone is cut out to be a grease monkey, but not understanding simple symptoms of vehicle degradation can put you in a lot of trouble. So keep these 6 smells in mind next time you smell something funky coming from your car before you head out on a 5 hour road trip.
6 Smells That Could Mean Disaster for your Car