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oil leak on 1997 Ford Aspire

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ok i got an oil leak somewhere and its hittin my exhaust manifold and making it smoke really bad. i dont know what could be causing it since i dont know much about cars but im guessing the oil rings my not be good no more? it does this after about 5 minutes of driving and i need to know if that could be it and how to fix it
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Oil leaks that hit your exhaust manifold could be the valve cover gasket, or possibly power steering line leakage? Hard to say - a good phyiscal inspection is in order.