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2004 PT Cruiser GT 2.4 There is a strange odor kind of like

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2004 PT Cruiser GT 2.4
There is a strange odor kind of like plastic or oil.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  roybelding replied 1 year ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

check the exhaust system for anything like a plastic bag or some other material that is melting on the hot exhaust

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay. Let me take a look and see. It smells like this even when it hasn't been driven and been sitting though. But it's worth a look see. Will let you know what I find.
Expert:  roybelding replied 1 year ago.

ok

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I didn't see any plastic on the exhaust system. The smell is strongest from the dash. I pulled open the panel under the steering wheel and noticed it there the strongest.
Expert:  roybelding replied 1 year ago.

ok, thanks that smell on the inside is an indicator of some kind of electrical fault such as a short

does anything not work??? is there any smoke???

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The only thing that does not appear to be working is the fog lights. All else seems okay.
Expert:  roybelding replied 1 year ago.

your going to need to look closer and find out what or where it is coming from to narrow the area of failure. I cannot see it ot touch it from here and you are my eyes

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay. Take a break for now. I will look closer and advise.
Expert:  roybelding replied 1 year ago.

ok

please dont forget to rate me as it is the only way I get paid for my efforts

Roy