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My car burns oil and gives a smell off whenever i drive it long enough for it to warm up i had to change the oil because the level was really low so i put high mileage oil. it has 80000 miles on it. i put the oil 2 weeks ago and its already burning the oil and it heats up to a little past the half and starts letting off burned oil smell. i fear that ill blow the engine help!!

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It sounds like oil is getting past the rings. you can check the compression on each cylinder to see what one it is, or pull the spark plugs out and check each one you should be able to tell if oil is getting in the combustion chamber. If it is just the rings it wont be cheap to fix but the sooner the better.

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