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  1. When did you you take out your coils last time? There is a gasket under the valve cover for the spark plugs. This is becoming very brittle over time. Oil is flowing to the tunnel where the coils are. This could cause a smell when engine hot.
  2. @lewisweller makes sense Lewis.id it’s like this I can’t do anything against. But still don’t know how burned oil is resulting in a smell inside the car. Wondering because i didn’t have it one year ago
  3. Smell of..... i experienced already for some time a strange smell inside the cabin when I drive the car hard. Its not exhaust, it’s not gasoline. I guess it’s a kind of fume which is flowing through the hose crankcase ventilation system. A mixture of hot air and oil. I believe it could be this kind smell of air which is sucked into the intake to get burned in the engine.i hope i could describe it so somebody could point me to a possible cause. Thank you.
  4. Feel very sorry to hear this. Very bad luck. wondering you didn’t hear anything during test drive. Surprised it happens so suddenly. No extreme driving, no extreme driving. Maybe they have used a extremely heavy oil to push down the knocking noise when u had your test drive. which engine is it? How many miles?
  5. Maybe the colour of the plugs has something to do with my oil consumption which is pretty high when I am pushing the car.
  6. Changed the plugs after 18.000 km. Any opinion about the condition?
  7. Yes if you have a garage maybe really a good advice. Specially this turbo engines getting so hot
  8. As some remember maybe I had continuous fault codes with the camshaft sensor/ actuator. Timing on one bank not like it must be. I changed the sensors on the backside of the bank with no result. I was very close now to change the magnetic sensor in the front. Today I unwrapped all the isolation material. What i found very common already with my engine. Everywhere briggle and broken wires. Everybody with continuous faut codes should really check the wiring in the engine room. Now after 10 year almost everything in a very bad condition.
  9. Since how many miles / km you are running with this "problems"?
  10. Just a sidenote from my side. i was / I am facing same issues already long time. Same as described above. Water pump changed, thermostat changed. Still the same. Thats why I recommend to do a professional refill of coolant. This engine is well known for keeping some air pockets and only vacuum refill can solve this. IMO
  11. Cool. In the US they care about customers. Here in their home country the don't.
  12. I am having this too. Without overfilling the level. Its only at the drivers side. I believe its coming from the turbo in my case
  13. My regards to belgium. No there is no leak. No spots, no fuel smell. Yes thats amazing consumption. But its real. I have to add this old Cayenne has a scored cylinder no. 6. Already 4 years. Was always running with noises but usual consumption of 13 /14 liter per 100 km. its still running good. Not like new but almost ok. No crazy smoke.
  14. Temperatur range which is totally normal. No reason to worry