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On the Duratec, oil will drip onto the exhaust and block when you change the oil & filter. Did you clean all that off after you were done? If you do not find any evidence of oil leaking around the filter or drain plug, then I would suspect the valve cover gaskets. I changed mine out this past summer for the same reason. Could hardly stand driving it with the smell of burning oil and when I parked it smoke would billow from the rear of the engine just as you show in your photo. The gaskets were hard as a rock and had several breaks in them that allowed oil to leak out.
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