oil leaks onto exhaust

oil leaks onto exhaust

Posted in the Audi A4 Forum


Bellingham, WA

#1 May 14, 2011
recently bought hi mileage B5 w/1.8. we're getting a slow drip onto exhaust manifold/downpipe which creates a cooking motor smell when hot. There is no residual leak, just this. I'm thinking blowby at head gasket. The combi valve was replaced a year ago. Any other ideas?

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