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    my veccy when i start it up on a cold morning their is a very nast smell , like burning oil or similer its only fr a breef 10 seconds and only when fired up on cold mrnings is this normal with diesels?

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    if the smell is inside the car sounds like the inlet manifold is on its way out

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    only smell it when doors open its not inside

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    yes fine then buddy, the beauty of a oil burner ............

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    Mine does this too.

    Turns out even though my flexi on the exhaust looks ok it is infact fractured inside.

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    Mine was the egr gasket?

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    Should I get it booked in or just stop worrying

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    dont worry .......

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    Depends if you mind the smell or not.

    My flexi looked in good condition but it was a bit sooty and when I took it off it was broken off inside.

    Now its changed I dont get the smell.

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    its not all time only went cold prob once or twice a week
    maby just normal derv fumes its my 1st derv car

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