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post #9 of (permalink) Old 04-17-2019, 10:26 PM
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If you smelled burnt oil and it happened after switching to 4wd, I'd say that's the gear oil.

Regarding the poor gas mileage, check your brakes. You might have a siezed pad or a caliper piston has rusted to the point where it's constantly applying some braking pressure.
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