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I'll start off by saying that this may not be an answer, but rather a methodology for diagnosis. On that Subaru, the turbo should be to the right hand side of the engine. You have oil pick up and return lines for the turbo. By design the serpentine belt can swing oil up onto the ceiling of the hood if they leak. The easiest way to troubleshoot this issue ...


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You have mold in the A/C system. To fix it, do the following; Remove the cabin air filters. Buy new ones - they're pretty cheap. Even if you don't want to buy new ones, however, still remove them. Open all the car windows. Turn the engine on, and put your A/C on at full speed, with fresh air selected (not recirculation) Get a can of Lysol or Ozium. Spray ...


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When I need to really clean carpet (in the car or in the house), I fill up a pump sprayer with assorted cleaning products (including dish soap, oxyclean, simple green degreaser, odoban disinfectant, carpet stain remover) and mostly water. Test your mixture under the seats first to make sure it doesn't change the color of the carpet. Soak the area down good, ...


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It is technically harmful, but if it only happened one time, and you don't notice any difference now, you're fine. If it happens a lot you can damage your clutch (or other parts) but once in a while is fine (if not exactly desirable). Think of your clutch like a brake pad, there is a kind of "pad". What you smelled was a tiny amount of of that pad burning ...


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This happens all the time at autocross events, in extreme cases the clutch will get "glazed" and slip a lot until the burnt material is worn off. Since you aren't having any trouble, you'll be fine.


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I suspect you've already answered your question. I assume that the garage is largely un-ventilated and that you promptly close the doors upon leaving for work. I'd be very tempted to, next time the weather is slightly windy, leave the doors open for a few hours to let the garage air out. Out of interest, do you reverse into the garage so the cars exhaust ...


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If it was just once, I wouldn't be overly worried... particularly as you say the car is driving fine. You took a bit of life off your clutch, and I'd keep an eye out for issues in the coming weeks or months with the clutch just to be on the safe side.



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