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I get a burning smell after I stop sometimes(more) (archive)

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Posted by Tim Collins on August 03, 2001 at 20:31:03:

In Reply to: burning smell posted by John Clarke on August 03, 2001 at 16:51:35:

I think it's coming from a hole in the oil pan gasket. When I drive quickly, the oil drips and runs back and ends up on the catalytic converters or other hot exhaust equipment, and burns, causing the smoking from the front/middle of the car. Best thing would be to get under a lift or something and try to see it.

-Tim


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