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hot smell

  1. Member Mishaps
    Hi All, I just picked my 2014 Outback up from getting the engine pulled and the cam seals replaced. After a 20 min drive home, the smell that prompted the service is still there, albeit slightly less, it is still there. Is this normal/to be expected when the engine comes out and all new fluids...
  2. Gen 2: 2000-2004
    Greetings - new to the outback scene (restoring my 71’ westy and needed a grocery getter) and I’ve been wrenching on a 01’ LL Bean outback automatic 3.0 with 231K, so far it’s been rear bearings and front rotors and brakes, not really the biggest deals to solve, latest issues are...
  3. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    2015 Outback with 2.5 engine After getting oil & filter change and tire rotation last week, we now have a "hot" burning smell, very noticeable standing outside the car, after driving. It reminds me of the smell of hot/burning brakes but I can't say for sure. It just smells hot. We thought it...