— Carolina. actually includes quotes purportedly pulled from various websites dedicated to the issue. Pulled over, turned the car off for a couple of minutes, started it back up and it ran smoothly the rest of the day with no odor. Cars Helping Veterans. BMW drivers have no idea what a turn signal is. No. Or more like a box of Dixon Ticonderogas? Messages: 3,212. i have a similar problem..appears to be coming from the trunk, but can't figure out exactly WHAT OR WHERE. Tom and Ray are stumped, so we're turning to you, our clever fans to help Carolina out. No there is no crayons in the vent… I bought a used 2000 saab 9-5 in the winter and now it smells like crayons, a … Some favorites from the complaint: “It kind of smells like a mix of BO and crayons.” “[The smell] burns your nostrils!” Carolina is worried about the crayon smell in her daughter's Volvo. Kind of sounds like some plastic might be melting. Saab owners are always upset. 0 0. Answer Save. Some people hate it but honestly I love it. Deodorizing products recommended by BMW and forum posts: 1. Drive on - Smelty Crayon brothers! Seems to pull trunk smell into the cabin from the pressure differential. Whatever it smells like, it smells. Yesterday morning startup (temp in the low 50's) yielded a rough idle which did not smooth out within 1/2 mile. Fast forward to last night the wife and I were on a date. ZEP … 2010). Burning Carpet Smell in Car. Solution: In cases where car smells like burning oil appears in the vehicle above, we need to direct the car to the warranty center or repair so that experts can give the best advice. Dealership can't figure it … i'm guessing the odor smells something like crayons. Alban v. BMW of North America, LLC, Civ. ! 22. ahh. I smell crayons in my car, but it is actually the car's A/C: the air can get stale in the vent, and the first circulations of air are brutal. What is it? Ray: Does it smell like the Crayola 64 box with the built-in sharpener? You would be too if your car manufacturer built you an unreliable lemon then decided to cease all production and skip town. But i didnt mind it, if a car is gonna smell like something crayons isnt the worst it could be. Opening it up once a year and venting for a few hours does help. 1 decade ago. Felt like the car was bucking (like riding a bike with a wheel out of round) and noticed a rotten egg smell. Nov 17, 2007 #16. jk.. Why, it's the Climate Control System in your BMW. It is loosely based on BMW SI B 64 08 91 January 2002 with modifications to suit the DIY bunch. Your brakes can also emit a car burning smell. It's too bad they all smell like melted crayons inside. 09-5398 (D.N.J. I catch it while driving with the windows or sunroof open on hot days. The melted crayon smell. The tire guy "warm BMW's always smell like melted crayons". We just got a 2001 330xi (82k) and as the crayon smell snuck up from the trunk it was like we were never apart. I have heard many stories such as this from here and afar. The 20-page complaint. Some of her friends say it smells like crayons. 1 Answer. Favorite Answer. Usually, this burning smell in car appears when your car brakes get problems. Try a fan belt? Maybe the Volvo was a better option, Daniel. I was about 3 years without a bmw, my first being a 2003 330xi. if moonroof is open, it wafts in through there while driving, and my son just started smelling it in his car also. superberkut. Noticed this smell after heat runs awhile or it's hot outside. Relevance. Read Carolina's question and tell us what you think. They've tried everything to get rid of it, but nothing's worked and Carolina is worried it might be some dangerous chemical. It's not an unpleasant smell, just noticeable. Your BMW 64 box with the built-in sharpener BMW, my first being 2003. 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