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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 01-12-2009, 09:43 AM
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Unhappy Oil smell

I smell oil burning odor only when I am climbing steep hills. Oil level seems to remain constant, cannot find any leaks. Help me I'm at a loss.
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Old 01-12-2009, 09:50 AM
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If you have not already done so, I suggest getting under the car to see if you have any leaking oil, tranny fluid or any other fluid that may be getting on your exhaust system.
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