Q: Not sure what the issue might be?

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The last couple of weeks we have had a slight exhaust smell in the cabin. Switching to recirrculated air has helped with this. Yesterday the car became very loud mainly in the engine area and the scent of exhaust is much greater. Any ideas on what this might be?

My car has 84400 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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