Exhaust/burned oil smell when starting. 2004 Durango

Asked by May 12, 2010 at 04:28 PM about the 2004 Dodge Durango

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Please help.  I have a 2004 Durango, 6 cyl.  When I start the car in the morning, i get a short blast of exhaust or burning oil smell through the vents (even when i have the AC set to recirculate the cabin air).

The smell lasts for about a minute or so . . . and then fine.

I'm also going through a fair amount of oil.

Could it be that i need a new valve cover gasket??

Thanks in advance for any and all replies.

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Your valve seals in the enginge are bad they are leaking oil into your motor thats why it smokes when you start it

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