Re: oil smells like gas
If it was running rich enough to pollute the oil, your car should be having
other drivability symptoms.
rough idle comes to mind..
If it was blowby, you can tell that easily by holding a sheet of paper over
the oil filler.
"JohnV@nn" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> I've had the car (93 GT) for nearly 3 years, and just in the last few
> weeks the oil smells like gas when I check the oil. I did some
> googling and the posts I've seen have been all over the map (bad PCV
> valve, injector not spraying proper mist, injector continuing to leak
> fuel after engine shut off, plug misfiring, car running too rich, not
> running car long/hot enough to burn fuel & moisture out of oil,
> plugged air filter, broken piston ring, head gasket, bad fuel pressure
> regulator, among much else).
> Car has nearly 50k on rebuilt engine (295k on odo). Where would I
> even begin?
> Thanks friends,