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The smell of burning oil...
Anyone feel like throwing a dart at what this might be?
Myself, my wife, and my son are in my '92 100CS yesterday on our way home.
At a highway junction, on the on ramp to Rt. 95 (from 128, if anyone cares)
in MA, I drop down into 4th gear because its a
right-into-a-fairly-tight-decreasing-radius-left on ramp, and as I come out
of the corner onto the straight I floor it. WOT in 4th, up to about 4200
rpm and shift up to 5th. The whole car is then consumed with the smell of
In retrospect, I should've pulled over and popped the hood. I didn't, and
now I'm wondering what the hell is going on. I think I'm going to have to
perform another WOT and see what happens on that same on ramp. It seems to
me that oil leaked SOMEWHERE, and I'll be less than pleased seeing as how
the gaskets were all just replaced at the end of Oct '98.
Any other 12v'ers have, or having, something similar?
'92 Audi 100CS 5-spd 43k mi