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Old 03-29-2010, 04:59 PM   #1
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Default GXP, Smell of oil burning

Every once in a while(maybe twice on a 20min trip) I will get the smell of oil burning. Just as if you changed the oil and spilled a drop on the headers.(no visible smoke from the hood)

The level of oil is fine. I have been using full synthetic. Car has around 41,000mi

Any ideas?
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I remember some members talking about it having something to do with the oil cooler lines... And they need to be replaced often from what i have read!!! But most member just put up with it!! Im having the same problem with my GXP...
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When my power steering lines were leaking, I had some odor when the engine was hot.
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Look for oil pooling up somewhere. Oil can build up and then when you stop roll or spill on the manifolds or exhaust and burn off, then you get that smell for a second.
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