Catastrophic engine oil leak

Tiny
AREN
  • 1990 DAIHATSU ROCKY
  • 4 CYL
  • 4WD
  • MANUAL
  • 117,000 MILES

1990 Rocky, after 7 miles lost almost 2 gts of engine oil (sprayed at the bottom of engine)pressure gage went to 40% level. Refilled oil, started a car (no driving) for 5 minutes, nothing happened besides smoking around dipstick and oil gage still flipped around, please help, Ron

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Sunday, August 7th, 2011 AT 10:44 PM

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Tiny
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You need to locate the source of the oil leak.

If the dipstick is smoking, that is an indication of worn piston rings.

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