Smell Oil

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  1. macden

    macden SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I am getting a faint smell of oil in the cabin. I have noticed it a couple of times. Once after idling for a few minutes and a couple times after short WOT pulls. It is fairly faint and when I stop and pop the hood I cannot smell any oil in the engine bay. I don't see any drips anywhere.

    I recently (2-300 miles ago) added a catch can. No drips or weeping from any of the fittings. Had the oil changed 100 miles ago at a reputable dealer.

    Any thoughts or suggestions? And yes it could be my imagination, but I don't think so.

    Thanks in advance for any help.
     
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    pinetreecat Gold Member

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    I had it for a day or two also, 6800 miles. No drips or leaks. Clean motor and under the car it's dry.

    Haven't smelled it for past 300 mi....
     
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  3. macden

    macden SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks. Hope I am in the same boat
     
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    want2 Senior Hellcat Member

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    I had the same situation. It was found to be a slight leak in tappet cover gasket. Oil burned off on the factory headers and so no oil found under car. Only found after close examination with bright light.
     
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