Burning Smell Due to Valve Cover Gasket Leak on Saturn LS2

A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected and replaced if damaged.

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Average mileage: 180,000 (180,000–180,000)
Engine affected: 3.0L V6
1 model year affected: 2000
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2000 Saturn LS2 - 3.0L V6 180,000 mi,
Pulled coil pack off and found oil flooded inside. Replaced valve cover gasket.