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#1 (permalink) Old 10-16-2004, 03:47 AM
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hey i dont know if any one had this problem before .............been smelling like its either a plastic burning or oil burning from the engine from last 2 or 3 days its not that strong smell and car is not heating up just a little hot engine the temp gauge remains in middle any one have any idea ???............







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its probably a leak of some sort... lift it up and see. when the fluids hit the pipes, it burns it off and smells bad.

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Check all the fluid levels if something’s leaking the level will drop. Have you run over something plastic bag may??
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