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Hi all,
Recently I have noticed a burning smell inside the cab of my 2013 F-150. It seems like it happens mostly after I have put it in reverse or it’s idled for awhile. I have lifted the hood but don’t smell it under the hood. Has anyone else ran into this and found a solution?

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I kind of have the same thing, I have an oil leak from the vacuum pump and when the heat is on the smell comes in the cab when setting still
 

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I was thinking a possible turbo oil leak maybe. Take a peak through the front wheel wells and you should be able to see the turbos and if there is oil on them
 

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Hi all,
Recently I have noticed a burning smell inside the cab of my 2013 F-150. It seems like it happens mostly after I have put it in reverse or it’s idled for awhile. I have lifted the hood but don’t smell it under the hood. Has anyone else ran into this and found a solution?

thanks!
I had the same issue. After searching a lot of forums, the one common reply was "how much oil do you have in the system". In a nut shell, if you are overfull, you will get this smell. I checked mine, and sure enough, I was at the top of the hatched area on the the dipstick. Although it was in the "safe" area, I decided to drain some of the oil and check. I removed enough oil to get to the middle of the hatched area. I have not experienced the burning smell since I did this over 3 weeks ago and I was getting this smell almost daily.
 
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