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2003 GLX Engine Smoke. Help needed

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Hello from freezing cold Minnesota,
above you can find the link for a video of the problem I currently have. Actually, it’s been going on for about a year now. After I start the car, there’s smoke coming out of the Engine. Do you know what that could be ? Is it dangerous ? The car drives well but when I turn the car off, there’s a burnt smell coming from under the hood. When the ac is running I sometimes get waves of burned smell thrown at me.

thank you for your help in advance
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I had a rodent start a nest in that area after the car had been parked for several months. It actually started a small fire on the test drive when I was selling the car. If it smells like oil smoke, the VCG and cam caps are pretty easy to replace. The CCT seal is a bit tougher and the CCT plastic shoes are more difficult, but the CCT seal and shoes requires the valve cover to be removed, so if you can't do them, leave it all for a mechanic.
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