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Six Vehicle Warning Signs Your Nose Can Recognize

Smell-TestMost vehicles start out with a “new car smell,” but there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be car care aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected breakdown, says the Car Care Council.

“Unusual smells can be the sign of serious, and potentially costly, trouble for your vehicle. By acting quickly and making necessary repairs, you’ll be able to breathe easy knowing there is no harmful damage to your car,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

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Motorists Are Warned "To See the Light"

Motorists are encouraged to be aware of the indicators on the instrument panel...

gaugesEvery time you start your car they glow to greet you, but after a few seconds of engine operation they fade away - hopefully not to be seen again until the next engine start. As part of Car Care Month, AAA is urging motorists to heed their car's cry for attention and be aware of the red and yellow indicators on the instrument panel that illuminate to let you know when a problem occurs.

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