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Old 06 Oct 2010, 08:00 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 06 Oct 2010, 05:02 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Its got a smell of oil (like dripping on exhaust but not burning through exhaust kinda smell)
Its the rocker cover gasket seal oil drips onto exhaust causing a burning of oil smell check both sides but normally the driver side goes first as heat from turbo hardens the seal How to replace the Rocker Cover Gasket
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Old 06 Oct 2010, 05:13 PM   #18 (permalink)
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A fairly minor problem then, thats a relief!
And thats an excellent 'How To'
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Old 06 Oct 2010, 05:19 PM   #19 (permalink)
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A fairly minor problem then, thats a relief!
And thats an excellent 'How To'
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Just check to make sure fella but if you take the under tray off the car and look at rocker cover gasket on driver side you might see the seal dripping oil check passenger side aswell
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Old 07 Oct 2010, 04:47 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Re: Just bought a 2001 bug eye sportwagon

I had that exact issue on my old wagon.
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Old 07 Oct 2010, 07:40 AM   #21 (permalink)
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MalcB I'd be well up for your exhaust if it's still available??
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