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Oil leaking.. Hi, I have 1995 HYU Sonata V6. Since last two days I have observed that oil was leaking as I can point very clearly the spots of oil under the car. Secondly, today I found there is huge vapours (whichis giving some kind of burning smell) are coming out from front and rear part of the vehicle, I am fraigthened to start the vehicle now. I wanted to have a look with mechanic immediately, please let me know, if you had similar issues in your experience and how to resolve such issues for ever.

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Sounds like your oil leak is finding hot exhaust manifold and smoking/smelling. Make sure the oil filler caps and breather hoses that connect to the valve cover (Top of Engine) are attached securely. Try and determine exactly where the oil leak originates [Valve covers - top side, oil pan - underneath, or shaft seals - front and rear of engine, or left and right ends with the sideways (transverse) engine mounting]. Also check oil level - a blown head gasket or cracked head or block could lose coolant into the oil reservoir, causing an overfilled and thus leaking situation... this will show up as a creamy looking substance on the dipstick. If the engine is not making any other signs of abnormality, strange knocks or clicks, overheating, or losing gross amounts of fluids, make sure it has enough oil in the crankcase and drive it to a reputable mechanic for a true evaluation of the problem.

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