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Oil was low on 96 mazda, red light came on. Filled up w/ 2 quarts. Drove it for 20 minutes and hot oil smell - no light on. Touched it before I was to fill up with another quart and extremely hot. Woud could this be?

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It sounds like u have a mild oil leak from the top end of the motor . it is probubly near the exsost which would cause the burnig oil smell.

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