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Oil Leak I noticed a burnt oil smell from my 98 VW Jetta the other day, and found that oil had leaked around the oil cap. I also found oil in the air filter intake. When I opened the oil cap, there was a pale yellow liquid around the opening, and I found the same liquid in the Vent valve. I had just planned on changing out the valve, but now I'm wondering if there's something else wrong??

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I would change the air filter, the valve and possibly the oil cap. Also, change your oil filter, it may be clogged. Keep an eye on it just to be sure there isn't anything more serious.

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