Why do I smell oil through the air vents inside.

Tiny
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  • 2008 SUBARU LEGACY
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Why do I smell oil through the air vents inside my car when it's idling or after its been driven?
Friday, November 23rd, 2012 AT 9:47 PM

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Tiny
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Check for oil leaks getting to exhaust.
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Saturday, November 24th, 2012 AT 3:06 PM
Tiny
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I Have the same problem, took to the shop where I get oil changed no leaks looked at on lift
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Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 AT 3:31 AM
Tiny
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Is the smell oil or fuel?
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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:25 PM
Tiny
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Definitely oil smell, smells like it is burning oil.
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Monday, December 24th, 2012 AT 12:34 AM
Tiny
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If you have oil burning, there must be a leak somewhere allowing oil to get to the exhaust.
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Monday, December 24th, 2012 AT 12:51 PM

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