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Experience:  25 years of experience, Certified Subaru Technician and Nissan factory trained.
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My car, I smell burnt oil..engine compartment

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After driving my car, I smell burnt oil. Does it simply mean I need to have my engine compartment cleaned? Or, is it more serious??
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mike V. replied 7 years ago.
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carguy1 :

HI there! If you are smelling burnt oil, that normally indicates an oil leak of some type.

carguy1 :

Possibly getting on the exhaust and causing the odor