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I HAVE A 09 VW GOLF DIESIL S. THERE IS A MASSIVE SMELL OF

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I HAVE A 09 VW GOLF DIESIL S. THERE IS A MASSIVE SMELL OF EXHAUST FUMES INSIDE THE CAR. IS THERE A SIMPLE SOLUTION LIKE CHANGING THE FILTERS (WHICH ONES), OR IS THERE A BIGGER PROBLEM TO SOLVE?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Volkswagen
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Yes, I would be happy to wait for some help as the problem still persists.Thanks.Mark.
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

Hello

to get exhaust fumes in the car then I'd start by checking all the exhaust joints - where the manifold joins the head and the down pipe joints just before the catalyst - the best way to do this is to start the engine from cold and feel around each joint with your bare hands - feeling for exhaust gas blowing over your fingers - you'll have about 30 seconds before it all gets too hot.

Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

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