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Old 12-05-2003, 04:18 AM   #1
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Default Weird waxy smell in engine?

There is a weird waxy smell here:

Any answers would be appreciated.
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Old 12-05-2003, 04:47 AM   #2
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which cai is that, check the breather wires and anything you can possibly see, then poke around with your finger when the engine is cold
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Old 12-05-2003, 10:17 AM   #3
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Open hood scoop? Soemthing could have fallen in. Keep in mind too that that spot is close to the firewall, which leads down to the bottom of the car, you could have drove through something, or hit something, and the smell is wafting up between teh engine and firewall.
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