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Unread 06-14-2002, 06:32 PM   #1
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Burning Smell and Head Gurgling

I got the Jeep running for the first time in a while and drove it for less than five minutes. I could smell something burning so I opened the hood and there was very little smoke and a gurgling that sounded like it was coming right under the oil fill cap. Any ideas? Thanks.
Nathan

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Unread 06-14-2002, 10:14 PM   #2
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oh boy.was it an oily smell or something like paper?it sounds to me like you may have a blown head gasket,that would explain the gurgle.
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Unread 06-15-2002, 12:40 PM   #3
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It was more of a paper smell. I thought something was just burning off but not so sure now.
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Unread 06-16-2002, 06:12 PM   #4
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probably a head gasket.buy or borrow a cooling system pressure tester,hook it up and watch the gauge when you start it.if it goes over 14-16 lbs
and quickly the head gasket is bad.make sure too that there isnt any water in the oil.(itll look milky if there is) buddha
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