2005 Honda Accord Repair Question
Honda Accord Engine Problem
Oil leaking onto hot engine parts will cause a burning smell. Look for the highest point you see oil; it always runs down, not up. You can add a bottle of dye to the oil but that works better for really small leaks. For faster leaks your mechanic will wash the area with an engine degreaser, then watch for where the oil is coming from. They also might use a "smoke machine" to inject smoke at 2 pounds of pressure, then watch where it sneaks out. That may not work if the leak is from a point in the engine that has oil under pressure.
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