The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
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Most reported 2005 Mercury Sable problems
The magnet for the camshaft position sensor may fall out of its mount and damage the synchronizers. This causes long crank times when starting the engine and may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. If this happens, both the magnets and the synchronizers need to be replaced.
Im stuck like Chuck with this Sable. More money has been put in for repairs in last two years than what BlueBook value is. Since mandated Emissions Testing in Travis County this car has not been able to pass inspection due to Check engine and more than 5 error codes on 5 Banks. Ive had to replace catalyc convertors. manifolds, any senSor you can think of. After shelling out 900 to 1000 bucks it miracously PASSES! Within a few days that annoyin...