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My forester 04 sometimes smell of burnt oil,think it comes from either turbo or intercooler.what can it be? Jesper

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Possibly oil leak from rockercover onto exhaust,burning smell and even a little smoke,i had a 98 and the same issue,theyre very good so its not going to be too serious,rocker cover gaskets are normal to do

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