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Old 10-10-2008, 01:32 AM   #1
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Burnt oil smell

I've had my jeep for a couple of years now. It's a 98 I bought it used and it had low miles on it. Ever since i had it, theres been a burnt oil smell coming through the vents, seems worse when its colder out, like now. When I get out of the jeep my clothes smell like burnt oil! I change my oil and I can't find any leaks. Has anyone else had this problem? Any suggestions?

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Old 10-10-2008, 07:29 AM   #2
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If you have thoroughly looked at the motor and do not have any visible oil leaks, I'm wondering if maybe you have an exhaust leak that you are noticing.

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Old 10-10-2008, 11:47 PM   #3
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"It aint no fun fun unless you get some of it on you"...
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Yeah, well my wife doesn't see it that way!!
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Old 10-14-2008, 02:30 PM   #5
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"It aint no fun fun unless you get some of it on you"...
An old co-worker of mine use to say that. I thought it was very appropriate for off-roading so I adopted it for my sig.
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Old 10-14-2008, 04:50 PM   #6
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Does your Jeep consume even the slightest amount of coolant? If so, perhaps your heater core is leaking which will allow the odor of hot engine coolant to stink up your interior.

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