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Nissan XTrail 2005, after a 55 MPH plus 30 min run there is

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Nissan XTrail 2005, after a 55 MPH plus 30 min run there is a hot engine/oil smell when you stop. Not noticeable while moving or after a short run. Smells bad but goes away pretty fast.
Just concerned it may be serious? Oil and levels and performance seem fine.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 11 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 11 months ago.

from the way you explain the problem,it sounds as if you have a small oil leak.

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 11 months ago.

i would think it is leaking onto the exhaust manifold and burning off

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 11 months ago.

possibly leaking from the valve cover gasket

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 11 months ago.

thanks

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