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    In need of some advice (help) please

    Hi to you all again i have a problem with my 2001 subaru wrx....
    this is happening every noun then when i drive my car and it's gets to its normal heat temperature there tends to be a smell of burning oil and smoke (not much) coming from near my manafold somewhere or near my turbo but it seems to be coming from the manafold under the turbo can any1 please help or suggest what could be wrong it only happens every noun then but i left my car sit for couple days and drove it today and it was back ????????

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    yes DONKEY i have spotted an oil leak when i removed the airfilter box i noticed there was oil on the side of the block which was dripping onto the manafold near the front oxygen sensor ?? And how the heck can i remove the oxygen sensor so i can take off the lower exhaust manafold cover ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by o0ohakko0o
    yes DONKEY i have spotted an oil leak when i removed the airfilter box i noticed there was oil on the side of the block which was dripping onto the manafold near the front oxygen sensor ?? And how the heck can i remove the oxygen sensor so i can take off the lower exhaust manafold cover ???
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