Mechanics

SUBARU LEGACY SMELL PROBLEM

2008 Subaru Legacy • 82,000 miles

Why do I smell oil through the air vents inside my car when it's idling or after its been driven?
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Guest
November 23, 2012.



Check for oil leaks getting to exhaust.

KHLow2008
Nov 24, 2012.
I Have the same problem, took to the shop where I get oil changed no leaks looked at on lift

Tiny
Bogger66
Dec 22, 2012.
Is the smell oil or fuel?

KHLow2008
Dec 23, 2012.
Definitely oil smell, smells like it is burning oil.

Tiny
Bogger66
Dec 24, 2012.
If you have oil burning, there must be a leak somewhere allowing oil to get to the exhaust.

KHLow2008
Dec 24, 2012.