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    2008 535xi Smells Hot Hood is Hot to touch

    2008 535 xi wagon with Dinan Stage 2 software.
    136,000 miles, original turbos replaced under warranty long ago.
    I noticed an odor coming from the front of the car that smelled like something was getting very hot. The leading edge of the hood and front fenders are nearly too hot to touch for more then a few seconds. There are no leaks, noises or loss of performance. I'm VERY gentle driving the car. It has no other performance modifications. Any thoughts on a cause? Thank you so much for your assistance.

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    Hi Gregg - welcome to the forum! Did the car throw any codes and if so, are you able to pull them?
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    What did you see or feel or notice when you looked under the hood? If you can't get that far, find a good independent mechanic.

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